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Murphy’s Furniture seeks parade entries

Murphy’s 40th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade will be Saturday, March 12. Gather family and friends and put together a spectacle for the parade. Entry forms are available at Hillsboro and Forest Grove/Cornelius chamber of commerce offices or at Murphy’s Furniture in Cornelius. For more information call Murphy’s Furniture at 503-640-1124 or print an entry form.

Fish and Wildlife agency seeks board members

Help provide hunting access and improve wildlife habitat on private land by serving on the Access and Habitat Board. ODFW is recruiting for a Hunter Representative position on the statewide Board and applications are due by Feb. 29.

Those with an interest and experience in hunting and wildlife conservation are encouraged to apply by contacting Isaac Sanders at 503-947-6087 or by visiting dfw.state.or.us/lands/AH/get_involved.asp for application forms and more information.

The Access and Habitat Program is funded by a $4 surcharge on hunting licenses. Funds are distributed through grants to individual and corporate landowners, conservation organizations and others for wildlife habitat improvement and projects to provide hunter access throughout the state.

The board is made up of seven volunteers — three landowner representatives, three hunter representatives and the chairperson — who review and recommend wildlife habitat improvement and hunting access projects to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Board members, who are appointed to four-year terms by the OFWC, meet four times each year in various communities throughout the state to review project funding applications, hear public testimony and act as liaisons between the program and the public.