Editorial: Plan good for river, frogs and people

The new habitat conservation plan for the Deschutes River that is being unveiled this week probably isn’t perfect. Some groups are upset, for example, because it’s not a permanent answer to all the river’s problems.

But it should do what it’s expected to do, provide relief for the threatened Oregon spotted frog in Central Oregon by putting more water in the river while protecting farmers who rely on the river to water their crops in the summer months.

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