Timber sales in the Tillamook State Forest and nearby forests generated $30.5 million for taxing districts in Washington, Tillamook, and Columbia Counties in fiscal year 2022, the Oregon Department of Forestry said.
STIA will meet in-person in Tillamook Monday, Nov. 14 for a regular board meeting, a tour of the proposed Barview to Garibaldi section of the trail, and more.
Fire season in the Tillamook Forest is over.
Discovered Friday evening, the Fishhawk Loop Fire has grown to an estimated 120 acres in Clatsop County near the Fishhawk Lake community that straddles the Columbia and Clatsop County line.
A popular shooting area in the Tillamook State Forest is closing to vehicles after someone fired into a home, illegal explosives were detonated, and bullets flew in the direction of the Wilson River Highway.
A three-acre wildfire located near Reehers Camp at the eastern edge of the Tillamook State Forest is "under control," Banks Fire said.
In Zones 2 and 3 of the Northwest District, the general public will see fire danger raised from “moderate” to “high” starting Tuesday at 1 a.m.
The Tillamook Forest Center is expected to open next year in March. “We are anxious to reopen and host visitors with smiles and an overdue hello,” the center said.
While some large wildfires have taken hold in some parts of the state, the Northwest Oregon Fire Protection Association has been quiet, officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry noted.
Restrictions in the Tillamook State Forest and surrounding areas will increase this week in the face of increasing fire danger.