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Barnes, Don

Natural Reresources Technician

(541) 593-1522 Gentiluomo, Patti

Natural Resources Director

(541) 593-1522 McClafferty, Claire

Natural Resources Specialist

(541) 593-1522 More Staff

Each loss, SROA"s Natural Reresources department staff marks trees through green paint for the complying with year’s ladder fuels reduction project, which takes area in the spring and summer.

What are they for?

Colored ribbons and/or paint are likewise provided for a selection of other projects throughout the year – both on personal and prevalent property – to identify the area of specific trees, thinning tasks, noxious weeds and also some residential or commercial property lines.

SROA asks that the ribbons or flags not be removed. When a task is finish, they will certainly be taken down by staff. If you have a question about a particular mark or flag, call SROA’s NaturalResources Department.


Environment-friendly paint slash. Tree is designated for future removal on commons for tree thinning and/or
woodland health and wellness. Green paint ring roughly the tree trunk indicates a mountain pine beetle infested tree on commons.


Oselection paint slash on trunk. Tree has actually been permitted for removal on exclusive residential or commercial property Occasionally, trees are marked through an oarray paint slash for removal on commons by Public Works. Ovariety flagging is used by SROA Public Works to mark their continuous projects.


Blue paint on bucked-up timber on commons notes firelumber easily accessible on an initial come, first serve basis to Sunriver owners via a firewood permit and load tags (obtainable at SROA). Blue flagging on limb notes approximate golf course property line.


Pink flagging tied roughly tree trunks, branches or shrubs marks basic residential or commercial property lines. This occurs in locations wbelow ladder fuels reduction or tree thinning will take place on commons. Pink flagging tied to blue flagging on tree trunks, branches or shrubs shows tbelow is a sharp rotate in the residential or commercial property line.


Yellow flagging tied to tree branches marks noxious weed locations on commons.

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Red, Striped, Polka Dot, Checks or Wire Flags

Used by SROA for various special tasks. Sometimes provided to show a distinct task area such as ponderosa seedling planting places.