Jefferson Exchange | September 9, 2013
5:26 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Oregon Wild Campaigns Against Clearcuts

Oregon Wild executive director Sean Stevens explains the opposition to Congressional action on shifting management of Western Oregon timberlands.

Congress returns to business today, and a key item of business for the region is up for consideration.  Members of Congress from both parties in Oregon support a plan to divide the former O & C lands managed by the federal government, with a portion managed intensively for timber (and county revenue).  Opponents are mounting a campaign against the measure, under the banner "Oregon Home of the Clearcut."

A clearcut on private land in the Oregon Coast Range.
Credit Tim Giraudier / Oregon Wild


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