Preserving precious lands also boosts economy | Opinion |

As Oregonians anxiously await news of the fate of their beloved Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, now under review for possible elimination or reduction in size, it is heartening that Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley are working to see that more — not less — of our beautiful public land is safeguarded for our kids and grandchildren. Their Oregon Wildlands legislation recently had a Senate hearing — an important milestone toward passage.

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