Oregon Statutes - Chapter 526 - Forestry Administration - Section 526.703 - Cost share program; purpose; advance of moneys and assistance.

(1) The State Board of Forestry shall establish a voluntary cost share program to ensure that the purposes of the Forest Resource Trust are achieved. The purpose of the program is to provide financial and other incentives for stand establishment and improved management of nonindustrial private forestlands.

(2) In advancing moneys and providing other assistance for stand establishment and improved forest management, the State Forester shall:

(a) Give priority, to the extent possible, to lands zoned for forest use under county comprehensive plans and to other lands with moderate to high probability of success for long-term stand establishment and improved forest management activities; and

(b) Assist landowners in securing payments for ecosystem services. [2007 c.201 §2]

Note: 526.703 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 526 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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