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NW Forest Pass FAQ



1. What is the Nature of the Northwest Information Center?


We are the information office of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) in cooperation with the United States Forest Service (USFS).


2. What do you do?


We disseminate geologic information.


3. How do we contact you?


Email us at or call (971) 673-2331. For details see the Contact Us page.


4. What are your hours?


Monday through Friday 9AM to 4PM Pacific.


5. Is this information free?


The majority of the maps are for sale and can be purchased from our store. We do offer some informational brochures for free.


6. How are you funded?


We are funded by DOGAMI. Funds received through the sale of private publications and maps are used to defray the cost of running the center.


7. What type of maps do you carry?




USGS topographic and geologic for Oregon, Oregon Department of Geology.



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