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Oregon’s forest health and wildfire prevention efforts stand to gain from big federal spending bill

Oregon is set to receive millions from the recently signed infrastructure bill to improve forest health and reduce wildfire risks. On Monday, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Rep. Kurt Sc...

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The Chronicle
Forestry & Natural Resources
Herrera Beutler Visits Bonneville Dam to See Effects of Salmon Legislation

A bill backed by U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler that allows for the lethal removal of sea lions on the Columbia and Willamette rivers appears to be showing results. On Wednesday, Herrera Beutler, R-...

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Forestry & Natural Resources
Schrader, DeFazio Announce $2.3M Grant for Habitat Restoration Projects Across Three Oregon Coast Watersheds

U.S. Representatives Kurt Schrader (OR-05) and Peter DeFazio (OR-04) are announcing $2.32 million for habitat restoration projects across three Oregon coast watersheds: the Upper Rogue, Coos Bay, and ...

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Forestry & Natural Resources
Schrader Joins Oregon Delegation to Push FEMA for Maximum Readiness for 2021 Wildfire Season

Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR-04)—who serves as the Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which oversees the Federal Emergenc...

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Forestry & Natural Resources
Schrader, Herrera Beutler Secure Funding for Salmon and Steelhead Protections on Columbia River

U.S. Representatives Kurt Schrader (D-OR-05) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA-03) are pleased to announce their joint Community Project Funding request to protect endangered salmon, steelhead and other...

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Federal Government Will Cover 100 Percent of Debris Removal and Emergency Protective Measures Taken by State and Local Governments During the Crisis
Forestry & Natural Resources
Oregon Delegation Announces Major Step Up in Recovery Resources for Oregon Following 2020 Labor Day Fires

Today, Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05), alongside Oregon’s U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and fellow U.S. Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Suzanne Bonami...

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Forestry & Natural Resources
Rep. Schrader Champions Oregon’s Fisheries During Pandemic

For Immediate Release April 17, 2020 Contact: Larkin Parker, 202-225-5711 Rep. Schrader Champions Oregon’s Fisheries During Pandemic WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Kurt Schrader (D-OR) led a letter to...

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Environment and Climate Change, Forestry & Natural Resources
Rep. Schrader Champions Green Economy Legislation

For Immediate Release November 21, 2019 Contact: Larkin Parker, 202-225-5711 Rep. Schrader Champions Green Economy Legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) announced his co-sp...

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H.R. 4888
Oregon First, Forestry & Natural Resources
Grand Ronde Land Claims Technical Correction

Long with Oregon Representatives Blumenauer, Bonamici, and DeFazio, Congressman Schrader introduced H.R.4888 - To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act. This legislation is a technical correction that...

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