Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Forestry Services Closing Four Offices

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Forestry Services Closing Four Offices

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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Forestry Services announced a restructuring plan on Wednesday that includes closing four offices.

The offices being closed are in Enid, Burns Flat, Ardmore and Battiest.

The restructuring also includes program reductions and reallocation of resources.

"In order to ensure long-term success, we decided to meet our budget challengers by restructuring as opposed to across-the-board cuts," said George Geissler, director, Oklahoma Forestry Services. "It is never easy to close offices or cut programs, but we are reallocating resources to maximizing our remaining services to Oklahomans."

Employees who work out of the offices being closed are being reassigned to other locations or offered different positions within Oklahoma Forestry Services.

As a result of closing offices in the western part of the state, landowners will no longer have foresters available to provide land management advice. …

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