State takes Elliott State Forest off the market


The state abandoned the idea after producing a report that said the majority of Oregonians want the forest to remain in control of the public.

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The state abandoned the idea after producing a report that said the majority of Oregonians want the forest to remain in control of the public.

“The one thread that really went through most of the feedback we got from the public was keep the Elliott open to the public,” department spokeswoman Julie Curtis said.

The report, including four alternatives for a way forward, will be presented Tuesday to the State Land Board in Salem.

Read more at the Daily Astorian.

And check out our November/December 2014 feature about Oregon’s timber wars revolving around Elliott Forest. 




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