Oregon’s economic vitality relies on forest industries | Opinion

Oregon’s economic diversity is a strength worth celebrating — perhaps nowhere more so than in Lane County, where we find such thriving sectors as travel and tourism, higher education, high-tech and natural resources.Unfortunately, Ed Whitelaw and Winston Hovekamp, authors of a May 11 guest column, fail to recognize that the natural resources sector remains one of the state’s core economic strengths and see a need to throw forestry, and the commodity commission that represents it,

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