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Action item: Task force to discuss roads in watershed
Attend the Wednesday, December 13, 5:00 p.m. meeting of the Corvallis Forest Stewardship Plan Update task force.
You can attend in person or on-line. (This meeting replaces the cancelled November 22, 2023 meeting)
Register to speak at the meeting or attend the webinar.
Task Force chair resigns:
The CFSPU Task Force chair (and former Public Works Director) resigned following its July 26, 2023 meeting, when he bullied a public member during their testimony.,
Moira Dempsey's LTE calls out city's flawed process
"Something is amiss in Corvallis and it's not just about the landfill... "
Andy Kerr's blog about logging & drinking water:
One of Oregon's best known conservationists cites Friends of the Watershed in his recent public lands blog.
Watershed science articles now on-line:
Our clickable science bibliography with peer-reviewed science & government documents:
Public Works appoints new task force member:
Without publicly announcing the vacancy left by the former chair's resignation, Public Works appointed a new task force member who works for the forest products industry and has never attended a task force meeting. One current task force member has written a letter objecting to the process.
Six enviro groups object to city's appointment process:
Oregon Chapter of the Sierra Club, Audubon Society, Great Old Broads, Friends of OSU Old-growth, Benton Forest Coalition & Friends of the Corvallis Watershed have signed a letter to Mayor Maughan, objecting to City Council allowing Public Works to take over the appointment process to this policy-making CFSPU Task Force. Jim Fairchild has also written a letter to city council.