We are a group of Fly Tyers who want to improve our tying skills. We come from as far north as Roseburg, Oregon and as far south as Yreka, California to converge on Gold Hill, Oregon. We are all different skill levels but we agree on the joy of Fly Tying.
Sorry about the bad link in the last blog post. The correct link is nolngexports.org. Belog is a repost from Rogue Riverkeeper. Thank you for all your good work.
IMPORTANT: 3 more weeks to submit your comments!
On May 22nd, a public comment period began for important Clean Water Act permit applications for the Jordan Cove LNG project. These permits are required for Pembina, a Canadian energy company, to construct and build the 229-mile Pacific Connector Pipeline and associated Jordan Cove LNG terminal. Rogue Riverkeeper and the coalition to stop this project are working hard to submit technical comments and assist YOU in writing your own. The time to speak up is now! The state of Oregon has the opportunity to stop this project in its tracks by denying these permits. Submit your personal comments and concerns regarding impacts to waterways like the Rogue and Klamath Rivers.
Help stop the pipeline by submitting your own personalized comments! Comments are due Friday July 20th, 2018.
Or Attend our Upcoming Comment Writing Workshop!
Join us to write your personal comments and concerns regarding important Clean Water Act permits for the Jordan Cove LNG project. Medford: Clean Water Act Permit Comment Writing Workshop Monday July 9th, 6 - 8PM Medford Library, Large Meeting Room 205 S. Central Ave Medford, OR 97501
Rogue Riverkeeper staff will be on hand to assist with detailed specifics, talking points, letter templates and more. There will be a short presentation about the permits, what they mean, what they do, and how denials of these permits will stop this project in its tracks. Feel free to bring your laptop or we will have letter templates that you can fill out and we will mail in for you.
Your voice is needed if you......
Raft or fish on the Rogue;
Are a landowner with a well or wetland on your property;
Like to go clamming or crabbing in Coos Bay;
Live in Medford and get your drinking water from Big Butte Springs;
Fish on the South Umpqua;
Own or guide for a rafting company on the Rogue;
Enjoy spending time at Lake of the Woods;
Are concerned with blasting, diverting, and construction impacts to small streams;
Don't want to see fresh water from the Klamath River used to test a massive pipe; or
You simply value healthy, clean, scenic, quiet, beautiful rivers, streams, and wetlands.
We have the opportunity to stop this project by raising our voices for the health and well being of our clean water resources! Please lend your voice by submitting comments or attending an upcoming comment writing workshop.
For the Rogue!
Today in Astoria, Oregon a comment writing workshop is being hosted by nolngexports.com. This coalition of conservation minded organizations knows that if this pipeline and terminal are built, then more are soon to follow. Most of us do not want to live in what Oregon would look like with a network of pipelines and terminals.
On Monday, July 9th, Medford and Coos Bay will have their own comment writing
Thursday, July 12th, Grants Pass and Portland will have their own comment writing workshop.
This is a state-wide coalition effort. Go to nolngexports.org to see what this is all about.
The Comment period for DEQ is slipping away. Urge DEQ to deny this pipeline and terminal. Come to the workshop on July 9that 6:00 in the Medford Library or July 12th at 5:30 in the Library in Grants Pass.
This is a website everyone in Southern Oregon needs to see. Watch the short video for a quick oversight and explanation of what this is all about. Explore this website for ways to take action. click here http://www.nolngexports.org
Rogue Riverkeeper has taken on the LNG pipeline with the goal to stop the pipeline once and for all. One of the ways we can help is to write letters and make phone calls. Come to this workshop to get ideas on how to write an effective letter. Below is their message.
Join the "No LNG Exports Campaign" on Monday July 9th in Medford, OR to write comments to stop the proposed Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline and Jordan Cove LNG export terminal! When: Monday Ju...
Lesley Adams and Will Johnson are also on the guest list.
On Tuesday, May 22, 2018the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers kicked off a 60-day public comment period for two critical Clean Water Act permits required for the proposed fracked gas Jordan Cove LNG pipeline project.
On Saturday, July 21, 2018 the comment period ends.
Where: Madrone Hill Mobile Home Park, Conference Center, 8401 Old Stage Road, Gold Hill.
We are setting up our Annual BBQ /Potluck dinner for our June 13th meeting. Food and beverages will be provided, and spouses and significant others are very welcome. As this has been a potluck in the past we ask that you let us know if you are planning to bring any side dishes and if not, what if any deserts or other interesting things you want to bring to share.
We would like to get a head count and we would like to know if you will be bringing anything so that we do not over purchase the main course / side dishes and beverages.
Please RSVP to me (Dave McCants) at Davetyer@comcast.net. If you could get back to us by Friday, June 8th that would really help with our planning for this event.
For those interested, during happy hour, Dave McCants will tie a couple different patterns.
We will have the following:
Ribs and Chicken / Baked Beans / Potato Salad / Green Salad / Bread / Wine / Beer / Soft Drinks… and of course what deserts or other dishes you wish to bring along…
I believe that this will be the last chance to bring flies for Water Watch and we will be silent (no meetings for July and August, September still a possibility) for the summer.
Also, please bring any flies or other donations for our raffle chairman as we will have a raffle after dinner.
It has been a great tying season, and I thank all of you who have participated in our tying sessions!