Jim Johnson was interviewed by Michael Rupp on September 17, 2019, in Portland, Oregon.
Jim Johnson's career in land use planning has focused on the protection and development of forest and agricultural lands. He is currently the Land Use and Water Planning Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Agriculture, where he has been employed since 1997. Prior to this position, Johnson was the Farm and Forest Coordinator for the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, a land use planner for the Columbia River Gorge Commission, an associate planner for Wasco County and the deputy planning director for Klickitat County, and taught geography at Western Oregon University.
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Natural Resources Management and Policy | Urban Studies and Planning
Johnson, Jim and Rupp, Michael, "Interview with Jim Johnson" (2019). People and the Land: An Oral History of Oregon’s Statewide Land Use Planning Program. 56.