Governor Brown’s Desk Next Stop for Rural Oregon Land Use Bill

A bill to make Oregon’s land use laws more flexible for rural Oregon has cleared the final hurdle in the legislative process before it goes to the Governor’s desk.   Senate Bill 2 would [...]

Landmark Legislation for Rural Oregon on the Move, Commissioner Mark Owens Champions Legislative Effort

A group of stakeholders were convened over the last three years to address land use flexibility in rural Oregon counties. Harney County Commissioner Mark Owens took a large part in discussions to craft and advance [...]

Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service Finalize Revisions to ESA Listing Petition Process

By: Chris Marklund, Austin Igleheart | NACo September 30, 2016 Original source On September 26, 2016 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released final rules governing how a member of the [...]

2016-12-21T20:10:58-07:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: Natural Resources|Tags: , , , |