Multnomah County Pulls Out of Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Lawsuit

Today, public lands advocates cheered the decision by the Multnomah County Commission to withdraw its membership from the Association of O&C Counties (AoCC). According to a letter released by the County Chair, county officials were not consulted before being included in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn protections for portions of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southwest Oregon, including areas protected by former President Barack Obama.

Defending Monuments for the Next Generation

This last weekend, Oregon Wild staffer Gaby Diaz partnered with Passport Oregon to bring a group of young people outside to explore the Old Salmon River Trail. They meandered through old growth forests, talked about salmon and their role in healthy ecosystems, and pointed out the plants and animals that make this special place their home.
 
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