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Oregon To Receive $20 Million For Forest Conservation

(Washington, D.C.) -- The federal government will be spending 20-million dollars in Oregon on forest conservation and management. Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced the Tualatin Mountain Forest Project will get 10-million dollars to create a working research forest owned by Oregon State University to pioneer climate-smart forestry methods. The remainder of the funds will go to the Minam Conservation & Connectivity Project to improve habitat along the Minam River in Northeast Oregon.

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