County commissioners: No to habitat conservation plan


April 19, 2023

Linn County commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker agreed Tuesday morning, April 11, to express concerns via letter to the Oregon Board of Forestry regarding a proposed habitat conservation plan.

According to the Tucker-drafted document, the proposed plan would “significantly reduce the volume of timber harvested on state lands, which will result in a reduction in jobs and timber harvest revenue in our community.”

The letter also indicated that Oregon counties in the 1930s and ’40s turned over nearly 700,000 acres of lands to be aggregated into what is called th...

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