OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY REGULATED CLOSURE #1 DATED JULY 1, 2015
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BELOW IS A COPY OF THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY REGULATED CLOSURE #1 DATED JULY 1, 2015. THERE ARE NO DESIGNATED LOCATIONS ON LANGDON LAKE PROPERTY FOR CAMPFIRES.
STATE OF OREGON
DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
REGULATED CLOSURE PROCLAMATION
Effective 12:01 a.m., PDT, July 1, 2015
By virtue of the authority vested in me under the provisions of ORS 477.535 to 477.550, I
hereby proclaim a Regulated Closure to be in effect in the following subject area:
All lands protected by the Northeast Oregon Forest Protection District and all
forestland within one-eighth mile thereof.
Under this Regulated Closure, except as to the owner’s legal right of entry upon their land,
entry to all forestland is unlawful unless entrants comply with the following restrictions:
. Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in vehicles on improved roads, in boats on the
water or at a cleared area free of flammable vegetation.
. Debris burning is prohibited, except in burn barrels for which a Burning Permit has been
. Open fires are prohibited, including campfires, charcoal fires, cooking fires and warming
fires, except at designated locations. Designated locations within the Regulated Use
Closure Area includes but is not limited to the following Oregon State Parks: Emigrant
Springs, Ukiah/Dale, Catherine Creek, Hilgard Jct, Red Bridge, Wallowa Lake, Minam, and
Unity Lake. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are allowed.
. Non-Industrial use of chain saws is prohibited, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00
p.m. Chain saw use is permitted at all other hours, if the following fire fighting equipment is
present with each operating saw: one axe, one shovel, and one 8 ounce or larger fire
extinguisher. In addition, a fire watch is required at least one hour following the use of each
. Possession of the following fire fighting equipment is required while traveling, except on
state highways, county roads and driveways: one shovel and one gallon of water or one 2½
pound or larger fire extinguisher.
. Cutting, grinding and welding of metal is prohibited, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and
8:00 p.m. Cutting, grinding and welding of metal is permitted at all other hours, if
conducted in a cleared area and if a water supply is present.
. Mowing of grass with power driven equipment is prohibited, between the hours of 1:00 p.m.
and 8:00 p.m., except for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops.
. Any electric fence controller in use shall be: 1) Listed be a nationally recognized testing
laboratory or be certified by the Department of Consumer and Business Services; and 2)
Operated in compliance with manufacturer’s instructions.
. Use of fireworks is prohibited.
The State Forester or an authorized representative may, in writing, approve a modification or
waiver of these requirements.
These restrictions shall remain in effect until replaced, suspended, or terminated by an
additional proclamation of the State Forester or an authorized representative.
Maps of the subject area may be viewed at the State Forester's Office, in Salem, Oregon, and at principal offices of the Forest Protection District.
Definitions of words and phrases used in this proclamation may be found in ORS 477.001, OAR 629-041-0005,
Tom Fields, Fire Prevention Coordinator
ODF Fire Protection Program
June 26, 2015