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We can't tell the whole story of forests without mentioning the end-users. That's you and me; all of us who find ourselves using forested landscapes and forest products for one thing or another. We use forests in a variety of ways— like hunting, fishing, hiking, and lumber production, for example— and we need to be responsible users. With responsible use, we can help guarantee the health of our forests for generations to come.

As wise consumers we can continue to enjoy the forests while minimizing the affect we have. More importantly, future generations will be able to do the same. Below are a few demands that affect the 28 million acres of forest lands in Oregon. Click a topic for more information...

"Sustainability to me means continued employment and a healthy economy; in order to have this we need to sustain the health of the forests we depend on." — Juan