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National Forest selling tree permits

The Mt. Hood National Forest is selling Christmas tree permits for personal use.

Permits cost $5 each with a limit of five per household. An information sheet with the rules of cutting trees is included with the permit.

Permits can be purchased at The Estacada Tackle Shop, 210 S.E. Highway 224.

Clackamas County seeks forestry rep

Clackamas County is seeking seven people to advise its parks and forest manager and project team in creating a forest products pilot project.

The goal is to make a feasibility recommendation to Clackamas County commissioners.

Candidates should have experience in forestry, wood products, natural resources, economic development, urban planning, public works, conservation or cooperatives.

Membership is for 20 months and expires June 20, 2017. The board meets quarterly.

Committee members must live in incorporated cities in Clackamas County or be affiliated with the city as a staff person.

No two committee members will be selected from the same city.

The applicant will need to submit written support from their city council. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Nov. 24.  Applications are available online at www.clackamas.us/miscapp/application.jsp or in paper form from the Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

Cemeteries group seeks volunteers

The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is seeking volunteers in northeastern Oregon, southern Oregon and the greater Portland area. The commission consists of seven citizens and maintains a list of all pioneer and historic cemeteries in Oregon, obtains grants, seeks legislative appropriations for historic cemeteries and helps coordinate restoration, renovation and maintenance of historic cemeteries across the state.

The commission is seeking members with knowledge of cemeteries, historic preservation, genealogy, cultural and burial practices of ethnic groups found in Oregon, archaeology, landscaping and native plants and history.

The group meets four times per year around the state. Occasionally, there may be additional meetings for extra projects.

The application deadline is Dec. 20. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to commission coordinator Kuri Gill at Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov.


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