Field burning

Why are field burns in the Salem-area allowed during Oregon wildfires? (Statesman Journal, 9/14/2017)

Summary of the field burning season (annual) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

Burning questions? : a guide to burning regulations in the Willamette Valley (2015) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

¿Tiene preguntas sobre la quema? : una guía para los reglamentos de quema en el Valle de Willamette (2015) Oregon State Department of Agriculture

Dyslexia and education

Group to support parents whose kids have dyslexia (Lake Oswego Review, 9/14/2017)

Oregon Department of Education, SB 612 : plan for universal screening for risk factors of dyslexia (2016) Oregon Department of Education

Dyslexia legislation (SB 612) : additional information for districts (2017) Oregon Department of Education

Oregon’s state forests

Oregon’s 6 state forests: What they are, and where to find them (Oregonian, 9/14/2017)

Clatsop State Forest recreation guide (2017) Oregon Department of Forestry

Preserving the Elliott Forest for future generations (2017) Oregon Office of the Governor

Santiam State Forest recreation guide (2017) Oregon Department of Forestry

Tillamook State Forest recreation guide (2017) Oregon Department of Forestry

Wildfires and Forest Management

State Government Adapts As Wildfires Take Their Toll (NW News Network, 9/12/17)

Oregon Department of Forestry: actions needed to address strain on workforce and programs from wildfires [PDF] (2016) Oregon Audits Division, Oregon Department of Forestry

State of fire: fire in Oregon’s forests : achieving resiliency in altered landscapes [PDF] (2014) Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Forest fire risk and restoration: managing forests to create more fire-resilient ecosystems [PDF] (2004) Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Marijuana Taxes and Revenue

State economists tackle pot, but gaps persist in young industry (Portland Tribune, 9/12/2017)

Marijuana tax (2017) Oregon Department of Revenue

Updated marijuana tax revenue estimates based on actions taken in the 2015 and 2016 sessions (2016) Oregon Legislative Revenue Office

Cannabis employment estimates (2017) Oregon Legislative Assembly