Date: 7/10/19 8:31 am
From: Jim Anderson <jimnaturalist...>
Subject: [obol] Re: mowing & mowers
I think they poked you with the pencil, but then again, they may be right :
- )
Make your own trail and tell everyone to stay in it... and not wander
around like cows.
Jim Anderson

On Wed, Jul 10, 2019 at 2:13 AM Robert O'Brien <baro...> wrote:

> This story was told to me years ago by an ODFW employee on Sauvie Is.
> Portland Audubon campaigned for years to get ODFW to stop leasing land
> there to cattle grazers. Eventually Audubon succeeded, cows were removed,
> and the vegetation 'recovered' to say the least, at which point Audubon
> asked ODFW to mow trails for access by people. The response was that ODFW
> thought it was better to leave things 'natural'.
> Just sayin'
> Bob OBrien Carver

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