Tag Archives: Cascade-Siskiyou Monument

Zinke recommendation to cut Cascade-Siskiyou questioned

One of the people who was behind the creation of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to President Donald Trump recommending downsizing it has several errors. Source: Zinke recommendation to cut Cascade-Siskiyou questioned

Leaked Memo Suggests Shrinking Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

New details about a proposal to shrink the size and loosen protections for Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument are being greeted with anger and dismay by opponents. Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is on the short list of wild lands that President Trump’s administration wants to shrink. New details about the recommendations by President Trump’s interior secretary […]
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Zinke’s plan to shrink monument appalling. | Editorial

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. The Interior Secretary’s plan would scale back Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou. Source: Zinke’s plan to shrink […]
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Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments in West

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and historical significance to mining, logging and other development. Zinke’s recommendation, revealed in a leaked memo submitted to the White House, prompted an […]
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Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument should shrink in size, Interior Secretary tells Trump: report

Southern Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of four federally protected areas that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has recommended President Trump scale back in size, according to a copy of a government report obtained by The Washington Post. Source: Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument should shrink in size, Interior Secretary tells Trump: report | OregonLive.com

‘Let it burn’ approach to wildfires creating a disaster for our forests | Guest Commentary

When it comes to forest policy the public sphere is often filled with proposals that our wilderness areas need absolute protection from human encroachment. Locally, we see these same ideas flourish with claims that expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument would preserve biodiversity and protect these forests for generations to come. Source: ‘Let it burn’ approach […]
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Land use’s biggest voice soon to tell us just how big the monument will be | Editorials

We’ll soon find out just how big the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in southern Oregon is going to be. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said last week that none of the 27 monuments under review would be eliminated, but that he would recommend changes in boundaries to a “handful” of them. Included will likely be […]
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Send a message about national monuments | Editorial

Oregon and its political leaders await word on whether the Trump administration will shrink the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, or leave the 112,000-acre (45,730-hectare) monument along the border with California alone. Gov. Kate Brown’s office and Oregon’s congressional delegation have sought copies of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s draft report to President Donald Trump to no avail, […]
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Sec Zinke gives recommendations, reduction of Cascade-Siskiyou on the list

Southern Oregon’s Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument is one of a handful of sites targeted for reduced boundaries per Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendations. First reported by the Washington Post, Zinke’s recommendations also suggest downsizing Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments. Twenty-seven monuments were put under review by President Donald Trump in April, under the […]
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Cascade-Siskiyou designation ignores law and community concerns (Guest opinion)

Counties depend on money from sustained timber production to pay for essential public services of all kinds, from sheriff patrols and jails to public health programs and libraries. In a recent editorial, The Oregonian argues the Department of the Interior should focus on bringing diverse interests together for the future of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument […]
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