Total Solar Eclipse

AOC is working with the Office of Emergency Management and many other agencies and organizations to ensure Oregonians and visitors enjoy their Total Solar Eclipse experience on August 21, 2017. Curious about how Oregon counties [...]

Merkley, Brock Smith Convene Task Force on Sudden Oak Death

The pathogen poses urgent threat to economies and environment in Curry, Coos and Josephine counties PORTLAND, OR – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley and State Representative David Brock Smith (R-01) today convened an array of stakeholders [...]

County Forest Trust Lands Committee Meets as State Forests are in the News

Audit shows state forests program overworked and short-changed; new state forester coming; long-term watershed study nearing completion Contributed by Gil Riddell | AOC Policy Director, AOC Public Lands and Natural Resources August 26, 2016 A [...]