Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP) - FY 2013
Application cutoff date is April 19, 2013.
Applications must be received at the local NRCS office by April 19th to be
considered for ranking.
Lands in Oregonís Lane, Coos, Douglas, Josephine, Curry and Jackson Counties are
enrolled in the Healthy Forest Reserve Program (HFRP).
HFRP is a voluntary program established
for the purpose of restoring and enhancing forest ecosystems to:
- promote the recovery of threatened and endangered species,
- improve biodiversity; and
- enhance carbon sequestration.
Restoring and protecting forests contributes positively to the economy of our
nation, provides biodiversity of plant and animal populations, and improves
In Oregon, the focus of HFRP is to encourage landowners to manage their land for
sustainable, profitable timber harvests while promoting forest conditions that
improve habitat for the threatened Northern Spotted Owl. Participating
landowners will receive long-term assurances that no additional regulatory
restrictions under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) will be imposed beyond the
current, baseline conditions if they follow a plan that benefits Northern
Bari Williams, Easement Program Specialist
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