A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

More housing: Before the trees are cut

Written January 15th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

If they haven’t been already, most of the Oregon white oaks on this acreage off Airport Road in Albany’s Santiam Neighborhood will be felled to make room for a planned-unit development of 44 apartments and 11 single-family homes.

Council cool to idea for saving old oaks

Written March 11th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

The Albany City Council this week gave a cool reception to a proposal to try to preserve big old Oregon white oaks by charging a fee if property owners insist on cutting them down.

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