Farm & Forest

ACTION ALERT - Agricultural Land At Risk!

ACTION ALERT - Agricultural Land At Risk!

This Thursday, May 23, at 5:30pm at the Deschutes Services Center, the first of two Planning Commission hearings will be held to consider whether these lands should be protected or whether they should be designated as "nonprime" resource lands. We need you to give in-person testimony or submit written comments! 

Farm and Forest land protections threatened in Crook and Jefferson Counties

Through an innocent-sounding “update” to County-wide codes in both Crook County and Jefferson County, longstanding protections for farm and forest lands could be weakened.  Both counties are considering the adoption of new “model codes” that would significantly replace the counties’ existing EFU and Forest zoning codes.

ACTION ALERT: Support Oregon's proposed ban on tree-killing herbicide

Because of the irresponsible and destructive use of Bayer’s herbicide along Oregon’s roads and highways, the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) recently proposed new rules to ban ACP along public right of ways, in wildlife management areas, and other sensitive habitats.