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September 2014

Senators Commemorate 50 Years of Protecting America’s Wilderness Lands

March 2012

***Webcast Available*** Wyden to Chair Hearing on Bill to Preserve Rogue River as Wild and Scenic Waterway

January 2012

Wyden Statement on USDA Announcement of a New Forest Planning Rule

December 2011

Wyden and Merkley Introduce Bill to Protect 60K acres around Rogue River

November 2011

Wyden/Merkley Devil’s Staircase and Oregon Caves Bills Passed by Energy and Natural Resources Committee

May 2011

Wyden to Chair Hearing on Eastside Forest Legislation; Four Other Oregon Public Lands Bills

March 2011

More than 17,000 Acres of Wilderness to Be Preserved by Wyden, Merkley Land Swap Bill

February 2011

Wyden, Merkley Reintroduce Bills to Transfer Federal Property to La Pine and Wallowa

January 2010

Wyden, Merkley Land Swap Bill Will Preserve More Than 16,000 Acres as Wilderness

March 2009

President Signs Public Lands Bill into Law
Public Lands Bill Achieves Final Passage
Senate Passes Public Lands Bill For Second Time

January 2008

Senate Committee Passes Copper Salmon Wilderness Act
Wyden Says Pacific Northwest Forests in Trouble, Thinning Will Help Increase Forest Health, Reduce Fires, Increase Jobs

September 2007

Wyden, DeFazio Introduce Legislation to Protect Copper Salmon as Wilderness

April 2007

Wyden, Smith Introduce "Mount Hood Wilderness Act of 2007"

December 2006

Wyden, Smith Introduce Mount Hood and Columbia River Gorge Wilderness Bill