recreation http://klcc.org en Federal Funds Allocated For Oregon's Outdoor Areas http://klcc.org/post/federal-funds-allocated-oregons-outdoor-areas <p>The federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been distributing money to the states for 50 years. Last week, Governor Kitzhaber announced Oregon's 2014 allocation.</p><p>Oregon will receive over 650 thousand dollars this year, to be used to acquire land and develop outdoor recreation areas. The amount is on par with funding over the past few years. Chris Havel is with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. He says the Land and Water Conservation Fund has been remarkably long-lived, supporting thousands of projects over the years.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Karen Richards 17139 at http://klcc.org Federal Funds Allocated For Oregon's Outdoor Areas What Does Climate Change Mean For Ice Climbing? http://klcc.org/post/what-does-climate-change-mean-ice-climbing <p></p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:57:28 +0000 Courtney Flatt 9508 at http://klcc.org What Does Climate Change Mean For Ice Climbing? S. Santiam River Project To Connect Sweet Home With Forest http://klcc.org/post/s-santiam-river-project-connect-sweet-home-forest <p>Outdoor enthusiasts in Oregon will soon have another venue for their passion. Today (Monday) kicks off a project to link Sweet Home to the Willamette National Forest through a public access trail system.</p><p> About 36 private and public entities are coming together to launch the South Santiam River Corridor Project. They will commit to creating 12 miles of trails paralleling Highway 20. Sweet Home City Manager Craig Martin says the forest project will create jobs:</p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 09:22:00 +0000 Karen Richards 9422 at http://klcc.org S. Santiam River Project To Connect Sweet Home With Forest Oregon's Coastal Ports Get Money For Much-Needed Dredging http://klcc.org/post/oregons-coastal-ports-get-money-much-needed-dredging <p></p><p>Oregon's coastal ports are used for commercial and recreational purposes and are an integral part of the state's economy. Years of federal budget cuts have left the ports in need of maintenance and dredging.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:24:02 +0000 Angela Kellner 9236 at http://klcc.org Oregon's Coastal Ports Get Money For Much-Needed Dredging