Forestry, Government, Tillamook State Forest

Washington County received $8.8 million from Tillamook Forest timber revenue in 2020

The Tillamook Forest Center. Photo: Chas Hundley

The Oregon Department of Forestry issued an annual report that shows revenue from timber operations in the Tillamook State Forest to Tillamook, Washington and Columbia County totals $31.4 in revenue in the 2020 fiscal year. 

Of that pool, Washington County and local districts received over $8.8 million from forest revenue, while Tillamook County pulled in $22.2 million. A small portion of forestland in Columbia County, administered out of ODF’s Forest Grove District, accounted for $376,759 in revenue for Columbia County. 

The 18-page Council of Forest Trust Land Counties shows more than timber revenues; it highlights statistics — some of them skewed by . . .

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