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Oregon Hiring Director Of Outdoor Recreation To Lead New Office


Oregon state park ranger Travis Korbe points out an area where whales might be spotted from the Cape Trail at Cape Lookout State Park south of Tillamook. The new Office of Outdoor Recreation will hire a director in the coming months.

Oregon state park ranger Travis Korbe points out an area where whales might be spotted from the Cape Trail at Cape Lookout State Park south of Tillamook. The new Office of Outdoor Recreation will hire a director in the coming months.

Zach Urness/Statesman Journal

Oregon is looking for the right person to lead a new division tasked with improving outdoor recreation in the Beaver State. 

The Office of Outdoor Recreation, a unit created by the Oregon legislature and signed into law by Gov. Kate Brown this summer, will begin to take shape with the hiring of its director. 

The post includes leadership of a small team within the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation and pays between $70,000 to $97,000 per year. 

Creation of the office was pushed by outdoor recreation businesses and nonprofits in Oregon. The legislation was sponsored by Rep. Mark Johnson, R-Hood River.

Read the whole story at the Statesman Journal.

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