County: No to Douglas fir monument


August 3, 2022

Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker unanimously agreed Tuesday morning, July 28, to send a letter to the mid-valley’s Congressional delegation opposing the proposed Douglas fir National Monument.

The proposed monument could be created by President Joe Biden through the 1906 Antiquities Act and would include more than 530,000 acres of both public and private forest lands in Linn and Marion counties.

Last October, President Biden approved monument status for the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah and Northeast Canyons an...

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