Study results in Willamette closures

'Nuisance' activities could result in permanent changes

 

May 9, 2019

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The state has closed the banks and islands of the Willamette River to camping within the city limits of Eugene, the Oregon Department of State Lands announced Monday.

The Oregon Department of State Lands announced Monday the temporary closure of banks and islands of the Willamette River within the city limits of Eugene to overnight use and camping. Beginning May 15, no activity is permitted on those lands between 10pm and 5am Camping and fires are prohibited at all times.

The restrictions are intended to protect against natural resource and property loss/damage, degradation of water quality and loss/damage to riparian vegetation and wildlife habitat.

Permanent restrictions will be the subject of a public rulemaking process this summer and fall, which wil...



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