OGWC Forest Carbon Task Force to Meet October 6, 2016


SALEM — A task force of the Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Thursday, October 6, 2016 in Salem. The public meeting will be held from 1 – 4 pm in the Santiam Room at the Oregon Department of Forestry, 2600 State St. A listen-only call-in line will be available for those who cannot attend the meeting. Please call 1-877-336-1831, then use the access code 872206.

At the meeting, the Forest Carbon Task Force plans to review the discussion from their last meeting, discuss baseline historical data on carbon content of Oregon forests, and discuss possible future changes in forest carbon conditions.

For more information about this meeting, please visit the Commission’s website at http://www.keeporegoncool.org/meeting/forest-carbon-subcommittee.

If you need special accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact Linda Ross at 503-378-6874 or linda.ross@oregon.gov.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission is a 25-member advisory group created by the 2007 Legislature through House Bill 3543. Members were appointed and directed to develop long-term policy recommendations to prepare for, adapt to, and combat global warming. Public comments can be submitted to the commission at Oregon.GWC@oregon.gov. Sign up for the “Oregon Climate Change News” listserv at www.orclimatechange.gov to hear about future Oregon Global Warming Commission meetings.

For more information on climate change activities in Oregon, visit the Oregon Department of Energy at www.oregon.gov/energy/energy-oregon/Pages/Climate-Change.aspx,  and the Global Warming Commission’s website at www.keeporegoncool.org.

CONTACT Angus Duncan, 503-248-7695

Oregon Global Warming Commission Oregon Department of Energy 625 Marion St. NE Salem, OR, 97301 503-378-4040 Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035