ALL NORTHWEST OREGON STATE-MANAGED FORESTS CLOSED TO PUBLIC USE

News Release from Oregon Dept. of Forestry
Posted on FlashAlert: September 9th, 2020 1:58 PM
SALEM, Ore. — The Tillamook, Clatsop and Santiam state forests are closed to all public entry and use effective immediately, as are scattered state forestlands in Polk, Lincoln and Benton counties. Anyone currently in these areas needs to leave right away.
This is necessary due to the current extreme fire conditions that are endangering life, forest resources, and property as well as very limited fire and emergency response resources.
The Santiam State Forest is closed until further notice.
Other closures will last until at least Sunday, Sept. 13 at 11 p.m.

STATE-MANAGED FORESTLAND IN SOUTHWEST, EASTERN OREGON CLOSED
News Release from Oregon Dept. of Forestry
Posted on FlashAlert: September 9th, 2020 3:52 PM
VENETA, Ore. — State forestland in Lane, Douglas, Coos, Jackson, Josephine, and Klamath counties are closed to public entry and use until further notice.
This includes the Gilchrist and Sun Pass state forests in Klamath County. Closure is necessary due to the current extreme fire conditions that are endangering life, forest resources, and property as well as very limited fire and emergency response resources.
This move means that all lands managed by the Oregon Department of Forestry are closed to public use. It also includes the Tillamook, Clatsop and Santiam state forests and other ODF-managed forestlands in Lane, Douglas, Coos, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Polk, Lincoln, & Benton counties. The Santiam State Forest is closed until further notice. Other closures in northwest Oregon will last until at least Sunday, Sept. 13 at 11 p.m.