Clatsop County is accepting applications for the County Forestland Classification Committee. The Forestland Classification Committee is charged with reviewing all lands within Clatsop County to determine if they meet the definition of Forestland under the Oregon Department of Forestry's fire protection program. The committee will meet 2-3 times per month for the next three years; individuals must be able to commit to the entire three years to be considered. The meetings will take place in Astoria, with the possibility of field trips throughout the county.

At least one of the committee members must be an owner of forestland, or a representative thereof. If you are interested please submit a cover letter (of no more than two pages) and resume which clearly describes your interest, skills, and knowledge of forestland and fire protection in Clatsop County. The Board of Commissioners will make the appointments.

For more information contact Tom Savage or Neal Bond at the Oregon Department of Forestry, Astoria District Office, (503) 325-5451.

Deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. To apply, submit you application, resume and cover letter to the Clatsop County Manager's Office at 800 Exchange St., Suite 410, Astoria OR 97103, (503) 325-1000. Application forms are available from the County Manager's Office or can be downloaded from the county website,

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