Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Guest Opinion: Monument boundaries based on science, shaped by politics

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke came to Southern Oregon last week to gather information on the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument as part of the Trump administration’s broader review of national monuments. As scientists with many years of research experience in the monument area, we met with Secretary Zinke. Source: Guest Opinion: Monument boundaries based on science, shaped […]
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Zinke asks key questions about Cascade-Siskiyou monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he can’t find anyone at the Department of Interior willing to admit to having set the boundaries of last year’s expansion, or who can explain how the decision was reached. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke played his cards fairly close to the vest last weekend when he visited the Cascade-Siskiyou National […]
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Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit

Opponents of expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon say the move was rushed through with little public notice. Supporters point to a series of well-attended public meetings and a comment period in which more than 5,000 written comments were received. Source: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit . News | OPB

Our view: Zinke should heed his own words

We learned one thing about Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke during his visit to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument over the weekend: He’s a politician. Source: Our view: Zinke should heed his own words

Editorial: Congress should be part of national monument selection

Just over a week before Donald Trump became president in January, then-President Barack Obama roughly doubled the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southwestern Oregon. Now the Trump administration is looking at all such monuments created in the last 20 years and may consider rescinding their monument status or returning them to their earlier, […]
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Freeman, O&C commissioners meet with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

Douglas County Commissioner Tim Freeman met Sunday in Medford with U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to discuss the future of O&C timberlands. Freeman is president of the Association of O&C Counties. He and other members of that association met with Zinke to discuss the impact on their counties of the loss of shared revenue from […]
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Klamath Tribes meet with Interior’s Zinke

Klamath Tribes Chairman Don Gentry and a Klamath Tribes delegation voiced support for the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument expansion — among other topics — during their first meeting with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in Medford Sunday. Source: Klamath Tribes meet with Interior’s Zinke | Klamath | heraldandnews.com

Oregon Governor Urges Zinke To ‘Not Backtrack’ On Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wrapped up his weekend tour of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon on Sunday. Among others, he met with a pro-monument group of conservationists, landowners and local elected officials, and with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown. Zinke’s visit is part of a review ordered by President Trump, to evaluate 27 national monuments […]
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Zinke: Some lands may be ‘better suited’ as rec areas

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said his Saturday tour of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument reveals that “a lot of the use is heavy recreation,” but he stopped short of saying some of those lands should be downgraded from monument status. In the midst of reviewing whether 27 national monuments are appropriately sized and created under the […]
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Zinke: How monument’s boundaries were set remains mystery

  It’s one of 27 national monuments created or expanded in the last two decades that are under review by the Trump administration. Since undertaking a review of Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke hasn’t gotten a satisfactory answer to a key question. “How were the boundaries made? Nobody knows how the boundaries […]
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