Northeast Oregon Small Woodlands Association

We are a member organization of small woodland owners in Baker, Grant, Union, and Wallowa Counties in Northeastern Oregon

Latest Updates

Bill to Restrict Insurance Company Use of Wildfire Risk Maps

Senate Bill 82 is headed to Governor Kotek’s desk to be signed into law. The bill restricts how insurance companies can use wildfire risks maps, which are currently being updated, following push-back from the community last summer. Read more about the bill here: https://www.opb.org/article/2023/04/26/oregon-passes-bill-restricting-insurance-company-use-of-wildfire-risk-maps/

Fire Season Begins

As of Friday, July 1st, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has declared the beginning of fire season on forest lands in northeast Oregon. This includes private, state, county, municipal, and Tribal lands in Baker, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa Counties within the Northeast Oregon Forest Protection District, which encompasses approximately 2 million acres of protected…

Happy Holidays and New Year!

From all of us on the NEOSWA Board, we want to wish you a very Happy Holidays and Happy New Year. Thank you for your support as we build and grow our Northeast Oregon Chapter and we look forward to what we can accomplish in 2022. Stay tuned for updates about upcoming events, and be…

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