Malheur stewardship coalition takes new Owyhee plan to Congress

The Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition presented a draft plan to manage public lands in Malheur County to a group of lawmakers and officials in Washington, D.C. last month. (The Enterprise/File).

VALE – A local conservation group was in the nation’s capital last month to share a draft plan for federal rangeland in the county but they went without representatives from one of the state’s leading environmental associations.

The Owyhee Basin Stewardship Coalition visited lawmakers and officials in Washington and revealed proposed legislation that would allow more local control . . .