Waterskiing is a luxury amenity, not a human right. A healthy Mule Deer population however, is a human right, as it is indicative of a healthy, life-sustaining ecosystem that extends far beyond its positive impacts on Deschutes County’s economy and way of life.
City Club of Central Oregon has nominated four finalists for its newly minted “Conversation of the Year” award. Central Oregon LandWatch, a land use advocacy non-profit, played a key role in two of four of the nominations – for the UGB agreement that led to the Westside Transect and for the restoration of Whychus Creek.
Tonight, the Deschutes County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on whether to weaken critical wildlife habitat protections in the Metolius Deer Winter Range. This is an opportunity for you to make your voice heard!
A recent bombastic opinion column by Victor Chudowsky muddies the water on Tumalo Creek and needs correction.
The Oregon Hunters Association filed suit in federal district court to oppose the Forest Service's plan to build a 137-mile off-road vehicle trail system through the heart of elk and deer habitat in the Ochocos.