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Oregon Department of Forestry to degrade Washington County's Watershed

Please send your comments to the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) calling for the cancellation of the Scoggins Combo timber sale. Please go http://www.tillamookrainforest.com/scoggins/index.htm Let ODF know what you think about clearcutting on steep slopes above Hagg Lake.
Oregon Department of Forestry to degrade Washington County's Watershed
Oregon Department of Forestry to degrade Washington County's Watershed
Washington County Action Alert ODF to degrade Washington County's Watershed Take Action NOW Send your comments today. Despite thousands of comments calling for a balanced approach in the management of the Tillamook Rainforest, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) plans to clearcut in the largest stand of old trees remaining above Washington County's drinking water supply. Area 1 of the Scoggins Combo timber sale is a 43-acre clearcut of trees up to 80 years old above Hagg Lake, a key source of drinking water for over 445,000 citizens of Washington County. Please send your comments to the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) calling for the cancellation of the Scoggins Combo timber sale. Please go http://www.tillamookrainforest.com/scoggins/index.htm Let ODF know what you think about clearcutting on steep slopes above Hagg Lake. After you successfully send your comments you will be sent to the Cougar Monster comment page. So while you're at it, send comments on the Cougar Monster timber sale that has yet to be cancelled. Cougar Monster has some of the biggest and oldest trees remaining in Tillamook Rainforest. Of course, ODF plans to clearcut these giants. See http://www.tillamookrainforest.com/couger/index.htm for pictures and information on what you can do to save them. If you have sent comments before, send them again, as they are new comments since the sale has been delayed. Don't forget to enter your contact information so that you will get a reply. OSPIRG, Sierra Club Tillamook Committee and the Coast Range Association will hold a press conference on Friday July 26th, at 1130 AM in Hillsboro Oregon to call for the protection of Washington County's Watershed. Please see the press release below. Try to attend but if you can't, be sure to send comments in to ODF and CALL: State Forester Jim Brown at Voice 503-945-7211 2600 State St., Salem, OR 97310 James.E.Brown@state.or.us Fax 503-945-7212 Tell him: 1) Washington County deserves clean drinking water. 2) Stop clearcutting the Tillamook Rainforest!

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