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Elliott State Forest
Information and news relating to the Elliott State Forest
State Land Board to look at turning Elliott into OSU-run research forest
Tuesday, December 18, 2018The State Land Board wants to see more of an Oregon State University plan to develop the Elliott State Forest as a research forest.
State wants public’s opinions on removing Elliott State Forest from public school support
Wednesday, October 17, 2018The Department of State Lands is working to decouple the land from the Common School Fund while retaining public ownership to protect sensitive habitat areas.
Trust-land money for schools fell in 2017, report says
Tuesday, February 13, 2018Oregon forestland income for schools fell 87 percent in 2017, largely because Elliott State Forest timber sales ended.
State Land Board ends sale of Elliott State Forest; next move unclear
Tuesday, May 9, 2017The State Land Board voted unanimously to terminate the Elliott State Forest sale and pursue other options for continuing public ownership of the land.
OSBA presses State Land Board to get full value of Elliott State Forest
Monday, May 1, 2017Attorneys for OSBA have notified the State Land Board that the association will work with school districts to take legal action if the board does not realize the full value of selling the Elliott State Forest.
Bill would change transfer process for assets like Elliott State Forest
Friday, March 24, 2017Senate Bill 847 would set up a land transfer account that would allow selling underperforming state trust lands to a tribe, federal agency or another state agency.
State Land Board moves ahead on sale of Elliott State Forest
Wednesday, February 15, 2017The State Land Board voted 2-1 to amend the protocol outlining the sale requirements and continue with negotiations.
Brown unveils $100 million bond proposal for Elliott forest
Saturday, February 11, 2017Gov. Brown has proposed keeping the forest in public ownership using up to $100 million in state bonding capacity to protect habitat and old growth stands.
Elliott State Forest ownership transfer and timeline
Friday, October 28, 2016Summary and timeline of the process involved in the potential sale of the Elliott State Forest.
State nears historic sale of Elliott State Forest
Friday, October 28, 2016The Common School Fund’s managers are weighing their options, and it's likely the State Land Board will sell the land.