WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Oregon Congressman Greg Walden’s bill to protect Crooked River Ranch from wildfire is headed to the President’s desk. The Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act, Walden says, is essential to save lives and prevent the area from becoming the next Paradise, California, destroyed by fire, last year.
Walden's CRR Fire Bill to Get House Vote (07/09/2018)
The bill adjusts the boundaries of a Wilderness Study Area, to allow for fire prevention activities on the edge of the community. It had broad support from local officials and first responders. Click HERE to watch Walden's speech on the House floor, February 26, 2019.