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Healthy Forests Reserve Program

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HFRP application cut-off date is pending availability of funds.

Lands in Oregon's Lane, Coos, Douglas, Josephine, Curry and Jackson Counties are enrolled in the Healthy Forest Reserve Program (HFRP).

HFRP is a voluntary program established for the purpose of restoring and enhancing forest ecosystems to:

1.    promote the recovery of threatened and endangered species,

2.    improve biodiversity; and

3.    enhance carbon sequestration.

Restoring and protecting forests contributes positively to the economy of our nation, provides biodiversity of plant and animal populations, and improves environmental quality.

In Oregon, the focus of HFRP is to encourage landowners to manage their land for sustainable, profitable timber harvests while promoting forest conditions that improve habitat for the threatened Northern Spotted Owl. Participating landowners will receive long-term assurances that no additional regulatory restrictions under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) will be imposed beyond the current, baseline conditions if they follow a plan that benefits Northern Spotted Owls.

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HFRP Application Process Detailed

Contact Information

Bari Williams
Easement Program Specialist
Oregon NRCS
1201 NE Lloyd Blvd
Suite 900
Portland, Oregon 97217
Phone (503) 414-3226


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