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Oregon Conservation Programs

Bark Beetle Mitigation

Program level:


Land use:



USDA Forest Service

Benefits provided: 

Technical Assistance

Water-focused program: 


​​​The goal of the Bark Beetle Mitigation Fund is to assist family forestland owners in prevention and help restore areas affected by bark beetles.



Projects may include the thinning of stands to reduce susceptibility to beetle attacks
Projects should be focused on prevention and increasing resiliency
Areas adjacent to current bark beetle outbreaks or those deemed to be under imminent threat will receive the highest priority in selection


Funds are subject to local availability in areas of Eastern and Central Oregon
Costs of pruning as well as profitable salvage operations are not eligible

Financial benefit: 


Contact information

Contact person: 

Nathan Agalzoff


Phone number: 



Information last updated on July 1, 2022.

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