HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Bowers Rock: County is trying

Written May 20th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Sunshine and dry weather meant it was time for my annual visit to Bowers Rock State Park. The park is a good place to see natural open space along the Willamette River. And it’s still hard to get to because there’s no easy place to park and the only access road tries to keep the public out.


Still shut out from Bowers Rock

Written January 5th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Every time it comes up, local leaders say they’d like the public to gain access to Bowers Rock State Park. But nothing ever happens along those lines. Instead, a sign on the only feasible access road — Bryant Way, which looks like a public road on the maps I’ve seen — threatens unauthorized people with prosecution if […]


Luckiamute launch: A new delay

Written August 22nd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Another snag has developed in the plans for a boating access at the Luckiamute State Natural Area. Now the launch won’t be built until next year at the earliest.


 
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