He represented the Governor in settling the states most significant litigation during her tenure, including its dispute with Oracle, the hoteling of foster youth, services for the intellectually disabled, treatment of transgender inmates, sale of the Elliott State Forest
, and property taxation of Comcast.
Zybach was interviewed several times on right-wing radio shows - The Lars Larson Show and i-Spy Radio - where he says he has been for privatization of public lands for decades, and the Elliott State Forest
is all second growth.
Today they are surveying logging roads in Elliott State Forest
, identifying badly placed or damaged culverts that might block coho salmon from reaching the river's headwaters.
Jim Brown, head of the Oregon Department of Forestry, said planned timber sales in the Elliott State Forest
near Reedsport are being held up by the presence of 20 pairs of nesting owls and 19 solitary owls.
The Giesy Plan for the Elliott State Forest
promises one way that former adversaries can join forces to create a forest research institution in the Elliott and maximize forest revenue through a deeper understanding of the effects of management practices on the forest carbon cycle.
Governor Kate Brown will visit the Coast Range and meet with local leaders and advocates to celebrate the legislative accomplishments that allow the Elliott State Forest
to be kept in public ownership.
Oregon State Police troopers and Coos County deputies arrested three tree sitters associated with Cascadia Forest Defenders during a 2011 protest at the Elliott State Forest
northeast of Coos Bay.
These are big successes - and there were others, including an appropriation that will roll back tuition increases at the University of Oregon and on other campuses, and bonds to keep the Elliott State Forest
in public ownership.
SALEM - Oregon lawmakers are set to use $100 million in state bonds to buy a portion of the Elliott State Forest
and are ready to approve another $74 million in financing for projects in Lane County, including $50 million to pay for part of the University of Oregon's new Knight science campus.
We almost lost the Elliott State Forest
because she was dithering last year.
I read with great interest the essay in The Register-Guard's May 21 Commentary section regarding the Elliott State Forest
and the Common School Fund ("Forests vs.
On May 9, the State Land Board voted to reject the proposed sale of the Elliott State Forest
to a private timber company-led partnership, after hearing from countless people in favor of keeping the forest in public ownership.