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County Parks Dept. assumes management of Cascadia State Park for year


March 13, 2019

COUNTY PARKS Director Brian Carroll, center, talks with local residents at Cascadia Park during an outreach meeting in 2016.

Starting immediately, Linn County Parks Department has taken over management of Cascadia State Park for the next year.

Linn County Commissioners signed a one-year agreement March 5 to transfer the park management to the county. The deal was signed off later in the week by state officials, county Parks Director Brian Carroll said.

"It's a one-year agreement for us to operate with the intention that long-term management be transferred to the county," Carroll said. The intergovernmental management agreement will run through March 2020.

Sarah Steele, district manager for Oregon State Parks,...

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