November 2013

November 2013 Newsletter

Wyden O&C Legislation Senate Constituent and Colleague Letters Committee Examines Budgets/Wildfire Southwest Oregon Fire Salvage D-Bug Project Update Challenged Thinning Project Charred OESF Draft EIS Released Boise Innovative Appeal Resolution Forest Service FY13 Timber Sales Results Hearing on Public Lands Bills Appropriations Committee Reshuffling BLM Hosts Community Listening Sessions

Wyden Bill – Next Step in O&C Land Discussions

On November 26, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden released his long-awaited legislative proposal for reforming the management of Western Oregon’s O&C forest lands. It follows the recent passage of the bipartisan O&C Trust, Conservation and Jobs Act resulting from a compromise forged by Congressmen Peter DeFazio, Greg Walden, and Kurt Schrader.