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2011 Mt. Hood Solutions Summit: Pacific Rivers Council

At the 2011 Mt. Hood Solutions Summit a diverse network of stakeholders were brought together to discuss the challenges and solutions for protecting this important natural resource.
Three Power Point presentations by members of Pacific Rivers Council at Mt. Hood Solutions Summit, sponsored by the forest advocacy group, Bark

Mt. Hood National Forest provides drinking water to one-third of all Oregonians and 98% of the Forest is the source of municipal water supplies. As a source of drinking and agricultural water, fish habitat, recreation opportunities, and energy production, appropriate management of this resource is critical to the well-being of Oregon's population and ecosystems.

This vital resource faces myriad threats ranging from climate change to a crumbling roads system and is the focus of much restoration work.
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