Welcome to FERNS
Forest Activity Electronic Reporting and Notification System
Oregon Department of Forestry
FERNS will allow you to Notify the Oregon Department of Forestry prior to conducting an operation or forest practice. You must file a Notification of Operation at least 15 days before starting the operation. FERNS will also allow you to notify the Oregon Department of Revenue of the intent to harvest timber.
FERNS will allow you to apply for a Permit to use Fire or Power-Driven Machinery (PDM). You must obtain this permit for any operation that uses fire or power driven machinery.
FERNS will allow you to Subscribe to receive notifications of operations and information alerts.