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We Grow Forests, Not Just Trees

Starker Forests, Inc. owns, grows, and manages forests and strives for excellence in terms of forest resource stewardship. We are a fourth generation family business and strive to successfully meet the needs of our owners, employees and the community.


Starker Lands Open for Recreational Use/Hunting

Permits are available at our office 7 am to 4:30 pm M-F.

Entry permits are required and free of charge.

Fire season in effect June 16, 2015. No firewood cutting permits during fire season.
Public restrictions for fire season (regulated use), effective 6/22/15.

We do not issue permits for mushroom harvest.


Additional fire restrictions (6/24/15)

Industrial Fire Precaution Level 2 will begin for some of our lands, beginning Thursday, June 25th.

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Increased fire restrictions (6/22/15)

The West Oregon District is placing public use restrictions on all lands protected by ODF in Benton, Lincoln, and Polk Counties beginning Monday, June 22nd.

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