Everything You Need to Know About the Elliott State Forest's Future
Friday, May 12, 2017
An existential question was resolved this week: The Elliott State Forest, the 82,500-acre tract in Coos and Douglas counties, won't be sold to a timber company. It will stay public.
But what happens instead with the forest remains a loose collection of big ideas.
Gov. Kate Brown wants to borrow $100 million to lift restrictions requiring the most sensitive parts of the land to produce revenue for schools and to create a blueprint outlining what areas could be logged.
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