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Trump’s election may pose challenges for monument

 

December 27, 2016



Proponents of a Douglas-Fir National Monument have said they anticipated it would take about a decade to get the proposed nearly half-million-acre monument established.

But with the election of Donald Trump as president, they may face additional obstacles as the result of the presidential election.

The proposal is the work of Andy Kerr and Stephen Sharnoff, who started working on it last year.

Sharnoff is a well-known botanical photographer based in Berkeley, Calif.

Kerr is a lobbyist who grew up in Creswell and now splits his time between Ashland and Washington, D.C.

They propose set...



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