S. Oregon counties receiving Secure Rural Schools payments from U.S. Forest Service

0321 usfs oregonSalem, Ore. — Oregon will receiving more than $60 million from the U.S. Forest service this year.

United States Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley made the announcement on Monday. The money is a part of the Secure Rural Schools Program, which uses the funds for local education, law enforcement, and roads.

Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Douglas, Coos, and Curry Counties will all receive a slice of the pie.

The funds add to the $35.5 million in Secure Rural Schools funds distributed by the Bureau of Land Management announced earlier this month.

The following is a full breakdown of how much money each county will be receiving from the U.S. Forest Service:

Curry 2,194,393.47
Deschutes 1,674,494.90
Douglas 8,132,822.77
Grant 4,276,595.83
Harney 1,709,347.00
Hood River 799,542.90
Jackson 2,065,945.37
Jefferson 541,161.81
Josephine 1,422,870.65
Klamath 7,590,710.25
Lake 2,482,141.27
Lane 10,387,666.72
Lincoln 1,674,379.94
Linn 4,116,986.12
Marion 1,458,120.56
Morrow 171,268.11
Multnomah 221,486.32
Polk 4,550.27
Tillamook 875,109.73
Union 913,539.94
Wallowa 1,037,887.65
Wasco 904,868.57
Washington 0.00
Wheeler 619,876.53
Yamhill 244,153.36
Oregon Total 60,021,695.43


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