Wednesday is the final day for landowners to apply for financial assistance through a program that can help them harvest timber on their property.

Wednesday is the final day for landowners to apply for financial assistance through a program that can help them harvest timber on their property.

The federal government's Natural Resources Conservation Service Healthy Forest Reserve Program in Southern Oregon offers financial help for landowners to thin forests, plant trees and create stream buffers, according to a news release.

Program participants develop a forest stewardship plan and get money to manage their projects.

Details in Medford: 541-776-4267 or 541-776-4263.

— Staff reports