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Quota system could be coming to Central Oregon wilderness areas

Forest Service holding meetings on proposed actions in Bend, Sisters.

The U.S. Forest Service took another step this week toward addressing overuse in some of the most scenic — and vulnerable — portions of the Deschutes and Willamette national forests. 61 more words

Bend Bulletin

Forest Service Eyes Limits On Popular Central Oregon Wilderness Areas

Federal officials are taking public comments on management strategies for five central Oregon wilderness areas that include possible restrictions on the number of visitors.

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OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

Project seeks to bring bull trout back to Clackamas

Multiple agencies including ODFW focus on reintroducing native fish to Clackamas River.

Source: Project seeks to bring bull trout back to Clackamas

ODFW

Want To Visit Conundrum Hot Springs? You'll Need A Permit

ASPEN, Colo. (CBS4) – The U.S. Forest Service is making changes to overnight camping in part of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in hopes that a popular natural hot springs area won’t get “loved to death.” 88 more words

News

Editorial: Ingersoll leaves legacy of cooperation

Our sense is that people don’t choose careers in the U.S. Forest Service because they’re looking for jobs that will consistently put them in the midst of controversy. 36 more words

Opinion

Oklahoma Wildfires Kill 2; Threat Nears Historic Level

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday. 306 more words

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Boundary Waters project passes first hurdle with $4 million in funding

Source: Minnesota Office of School Trust Lands

Four million dollars in federal funding to purchase Minnesota School Trust Lands located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) 386 more words

School Trust Lands