Category Archives: Projects

Dec. 17, 5:30-6:30: December Community Meeting

Community Meeting Williams Library Tuesday December 17, 5:30-6:30 Agenda includes: O&C Forest proposals and what we can do to protect our public forests SCA “Forest Management Education Day” on Jan. 11, 2014 from 9 to noon. Williams IVM project by … Continue reading

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Wyden’s O&C Bill released

Senator Wyden has released a long-anticipated bill to utilize O&C Forests for more timber production in an attempt to give revenues to the O&C Counties. The following comes from Wyden’s press release in the Oregonian: This might be the best … Continue reading

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W320–2013 update

The W320 is currently for sale and although WCFP does not have the fiscal capacity to purchase the land, we would like to see it restored and encourage the community to entertain all options. WCFP had a fund-raising campaign in … Continue reading

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W320 Private Clear-cut

320 acres of private forestland, (S16,R5W,T39S). on a ridge between  the east fork and west fork Williams creek drainages, was harvested in 2012. Although we were unable to purchase the property before the timber was harvested we are concerned for … Continue reading

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Buying a Forest to Save It

An article published in the Eugene Weekly on 3-15-2012 gave an update of the recent activity on the W320… A southern Oregon community’s effort to protect forestland has become a race against the chainsaw. The Williams Community Forest Project (WCFP) … Continue reading

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Logging Has Begun

Although logging has begun on the W320, we are remaining hopeful that we can raise the funds to purchase the property and create a community forest. Our 501(c)3 non-profit status allows individuals to benefit from a tax deduction by purchasing … Continue reading

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Logging Postponed

Even if you caught the news in our latest newsletter, a lot of people missed the original article from the Grants Pass Courier with the details on the postponed logging operation on the W320. We’d like to note that while … Continue reading

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Visualizing the W320

320 Acres may seem small in a region boasting thousands upon thousands of acres in forest. Satellite imaging allows us to gain some perspective on how big the W320 site really is. Continue reading

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New Video

The WCFP is pleased to present a new video with footage from the W320 site. Continue reading

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W320 Photographs

A batch of fresh photographs from the Williams 320 site. After weeks of rain the forest is lush and rich, moss everywhere. A lot of the wildflower have died down, but we still came across some dogwoods, Calypso orchids, a … Continue reading

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