Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Zinke gets it wrong | Opinion |

Trump should reject call to shrink monument. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to reduce the 113,000-acre Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon by an unspecified amount is now in President Trump’s hands. Zinke calls upon the president to exercise authority he may not have to solve problems that don’t exist. Trump should ignore the recommendation […]
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Ryan Zinke: Keep Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument intact

Dear Secretary Zinke: Members of the Statesman Journal Editorial Board write today to ask you to uphold your responsibility as the steward of this country’s vast public lands and respect the original 2000 designation of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument and its expansion in January 2017. Source: Ryan Zinke: Keep Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument intact

Veterans depend on national monuments. Zinke should leave them alone (Guest opinion)

I grew up in the Cascades of Oregon, walking through the forests and observing bears and other wildlife with my grandfather. The outdoors is part of my identity, as is my time in the armed services. I am a veteran who fought in the Haitian revolution in the 1990s and in the Iraq war after […]
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Multnomah County pulls out of timber county group, cites Cascade Siskiyou Monument lawsuit

Multnomah County withdrew from an association of Oregon timber counties last month, saying it no longer wanted to be affiliated with the organization. Source: Multnomah County pulls out of timber county group, cites Cascade Siskiyou Monument lawsuit

Good stewards would protect our monuments

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, an organization representing a broad spectrum of Christian traditions, and our interfaith partners respectfully call upon our nation’s leaders to show reverence for God’s creation and to be wise stewards of it in all the decisions they make. At this time, we are particularly concerned with plans to reduce protections for, […]
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Scientists weigh in on Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

In a recent report, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended that President Donald Trump drastically weaken the protections, as well as reduce the size, of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Oregon and adjacent California. Source: Scientists weigh in on Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Interior Secretary right to correct past overreach on national monument designations

The Editorial Board makes a curious case for an “untouched” Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, in light of the Interior Department’s recent recommendation to modify its boundaries.  Much of this land is not untouched and regardless of what happens next, the land will remain in public ownership and accessible to all.  The real issue is whether the […]
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Protect Cascade-Siskiyou with park designation

With the final recommendations made to President Trump by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Congressman Greg Walden, R-Ore., asking to reduce the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument to facilitate more logging, it behooves Oregonians to work toward increasing the protection of this unique area. It is well established that many national monuments designated by […]
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For the monument designation, it’s time to create a Cascade-Siskiyou National Park

With Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke making a final recommendation, and Rep.  Greg Walden, R-Hood River, asking President Donald Trump to reduce the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument to facilitate more logging, it behooves Oregonians to work toward increasing the protection of this unique area. Source: For the monument designation, it’s time to create a Cascade-Siskiyou National […]
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Commissioner applauds, hikers disapprove of Zinke’s recommendation

Tim Freeman, a Douglas County commissioner and the president of the Association of O&C Counties, said he was thankful for Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s final recommendationTuesday encouraging the president to modify national monuments, including the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Just under 40,000 acres of O&C timberlands were included in an expansion of the monument Jan. […]
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