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Wilderness Committee Update…Summer 2020

Published June 18th, 2020

Wilderness Committee update.. Robbin Schindele

I hope this finds everyone well after the events of the past few months. Summer is upon us, the Covid-19 restrictions are easing and its [...]

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Wilderness Committee Summer 2020

Published June 18th, 2020

“High above the world of people and their dramas, lives the world of the wild. Where the lengthened light at sunset sets aglow the towering firs and hemlocks at the [...]

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Wilderness Update

Published March 16th, 2020

The Wilderness committee has been busy this winter. Crater Lake Wilderness Coordinator Robbin Schindele has been working on activities and events in the coming year. Susan Applegate and Robbin have [...]

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Published February 25th, 2020

I would like to correct a number of inaccurate statements made by one of our county commissioners in his recent guest column: “The proposed Crater Lake Wilderness: A dangerous road [...]

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Susan Applegate and Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal

Published February 22nd, 2020

Crater Lake is an Oregon icon and our only National Park. The wildlife it supports, the clean water it provides and the amazing outdoor recreational opportunities it offers is unique [...]

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Wilderness Committee update

Published December 6th, 2019

By Robbin Shindele

The Wilderness Committee had a busy fall. In September we wound down our postcard campaign. Various committee members were at the Saturday farmers Market in Roseburg most [...]

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Comments Due Dec 17, 2019

Published November 29th, 2019
USDA Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alternatives to a Proposed Alaska Roadless Rule Development of a proposed state-specific rule is in response to a petition [...]

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Crater Lake Wilderness aims to keep 500,000 acres wild

Published November 3rd, 2019

Crater Lake Wilderness article in the news!


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Wilderness Update

Published June 18th, 2019

Wilderness Committee Update… Robbin Schindele

The Wilderness Committee has been busy as usual. In April, we sponsored a benefit concert for Umpqua Watersheds’ radio station, KQUA 99.7, The River. Kim [...]

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Spring 2019

Published March 3rd, 2019

Wilderness Committee… Robbin Shindele


The Wilderness committee has been doing a lot the last few months. We’ve added some new businesses to our endorser list. We have been active [...]

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