HASSO HERING

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What’s new at Bowers Rock: An update

Written September 27th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

It’s been a year since I last took a look at Bowers Rock State Park, that 568-acre expanse of ponds, fields and brush on the Willamette River west of Albany. Is anything new there now? Yes, not much, but a little.


Bowers Rock: Broken promises

Written June 5th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Nothing makes clearer the broken promises of Bowers Rock State Park than one little notice on the array of signs at the park entrance, an entrance from which nearby land owners evidently want the public barred.


Luckiamute launch: Too complicated?

Written May 20th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

On Sunday I speculated that this summer might be the time that river boaters would finally be able to use the promised “paddle access” at Luckiamute State Park. But no, construction of this launch site on the Luckiamute River is still being delayed, and it seems to me the fault lies with making this project […]


 
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