Monthly Archives: July 2011

Oregon Business Plan Progress Report July 2011

By |July 8th, 2011|

While the economic recovery is tenuous, and the long-term challenges facing Oregon and the nation are severe, Oregon leaders made significant progress this year improving the climate for growing jobs and incomes in our state.  We applaud Governor Kitzhaber, Senate President Courtney, Co-speakers Hanna and Roblan, and the entire legislative assembly for rolling up their […]

A win-win for eastside forests

By |July 7th, 2011|

A key initiative of the Oregon Business Plan is to accelerate restoration thinning operations on overstocked federal forests, particularly on the Eastside.   Andy Kerr,  former Director of Oregon Wild! (formerly ONRC) writes in the Blue Mountain Eagle about the need for restoration thinning operations in in these forests.

Senators Wyden and Merkley are pushing legislation […]