|Elliott Forest between Reedsport and Coos Bay photo: Forest Web.org|
Tom Wolf wrote in and gave a quick update not on the much contested and debated transfer of the Elliott State Forest; Oregon Trout Unlimited remains interested in the outcome due to the effect such areas have on cold, clean, fishable waters in our state:
In the Elliot Forest Transfer process, Dec. 15 was the date that groups had to write an expression of interest in order to keep involved in trying to find a solution for Elliot state forest. OCTU has sent in a letter of interest - all this means is we still are involved in process. I have
This is very early in the process and now we must work for solution that insures the protection of streams , wild salmonids and their habitats within the Elliot. I will keep you involved and informed as process moves forward.
Contact me if you have questions.
Tom Wolf, Executive Director
Oregon Council Trout Unlimited