Wildlife Diseases - Authority & Jurisdiction - Oregon

1) The State Fish and Wildlife Commission shall, by rule, establish a program to protect all finfish and shellfish in waters of this state, both public and private, from infection by the introduction of detrimental fish diseases.; (1) Pursuant to its authority to improve the efficient and effective use of state resources, the Oregon Department of Administrative Services shall coordinate with the State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the State Parks and Recreation Department, the State Forestry Department, the Department of State Lands and any other state agency that has oversight responsibilities for state forestlands to adopt forest management plans or policies that: (a) Establish forest health programs and management strategies designed to reduce the risk of catastrophic loss of forest resources from disease and insect infestation.;

Citation: O.R.S. § 498.234; O.R.S. § 526.905;