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Oregon Conservation Programs
Bark Beetle Mitigation
USDA Forest Service
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
Information last updated on July 1, 2022.
Developing a forest, agricultural, or conservation plan helps identify and prioritize objectives for landowners. These objectives can determine what type programs to search for. Supporting organizations in your area often provide free consultation and planning.
See how your land fits into the broader context of regional conservation, ecosystem services, and working lands' values across the landscape through our interactive mapper tool. It could help you determine which program is a good fit for you!
This tool is meant for you. If you have any ideas for improvement, are struggling to find something, having difficulty navigating, or program info is incorrect or missing, please contact Rachel Santa Olalla and she will fix it ASAP.
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