Conservationists, AFRC compromise on Rogue River Wilderness proposal

Mail Tribune: Following months of negotiations with conservation activists, the American Forest Resource Council, a timber industry coalition, has dropped its opposition to increasing protection for thousands of acres of federal forestlands in the lower Rogue River watershed.

Greg Hatten Rogue River

The folks at the Save the Wild Rogue Coalition have worked hard to protect about 58,000 acres through wilderness designation and 93 miles of tributaries under Wild and Scenic designation.

The Register-Guard recently nudged Oregon’s congressional delegation to move a bill forward, but you can do your part by sending a note from Cascadia Wildlands Rogue River note Web form.

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