(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.Section: Previous 526.665 526.670 526.675 526.680 526.685 526.695 526.700 526.703 526.705 526.710 526.715 526.720 526.725 526.730 526.735 Next
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