Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou 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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Oregon National Monument Faces An Uncertain Future

  Will President Trump shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument? President Trump ordered the shrinking of two national monuments in Utah this week. Attention immediately shifted to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, which Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says should also be smaller. We talk through the politics of these moves and get into Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s actions […]
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Oregon should fight for an untouched Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

At a time when more Oregonians and visitors are taking to the outdoors to relax and recreate, the federal government is planning to reduce some of the space available to them. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday, recommended that President Donald Trump shrink four national monuments declared by former presidents under the Antiquities Act of 1906, […]
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A monumental mistake | Opinion

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recommended Tuesday that President Trump reduce the size of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in Southern Ore­gon and three others, but didn’t say by how much. The recommendation came the day after the president traveled to Utah to announce the shrinkage of two national monuments — one by half, the other by […]
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Cascade-Siskiyou monument boundaries may be revised

The U.S. Department of the Interior wants to revise the boundaries of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, which straddles the border of California and Oregon, but the agency’s final report to the president does not recommend reducing the area by a specific acreage. Source: Cascade-Siskiyou monument boundaries may be revised

Zinke reaffirms plan to shrink Cascade-Siskiyou monument

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday again called on President Donald Trump to shrink a total of four national monuments — including Southern Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou — and change the way 10 others are managed, a sweeping overhaul of how protected areas are maintained in the United States. Source: Zinke reaffirms plan to shrink Cascade-Siskiyou monument

Oregonians Wait To Hear Fate Of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

President Trump says he is significantly shrinking two national monuments in Utah. Two other monuments are on the chopping block as well – including Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. Source: Oregonians Wait To Hear Fate Of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument