Ochoco Lawsuit Update

Want to know where your support goes? Please take the time to read the following briefs concerning the fight for access in the Ochoco National Forest. Our attorney, Paul Turcke, is the best at what he does and his skillful response is exactly what we are about. Salute Paul, and thank you supporters who make this possible. This is you speaking as well.

The Ochoco lawsuit is still plugging along, mostly according to schedule. The deadline for Plaintiffs and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) to file their response/reply briefs was April 6, 2018. Copies of those are below. Our reply brief, which we filed last Friday, May 4, 2018, is also below. This is theoretically the last filing before the hearing on May 22, 2018, in Pendleton.

Central Oregon Landwatch Brief


Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Brief


Oregon Hunters Association Brief


Wildearth Guardians Brief


US Forest Service & OHV Defendant/Intervenors Brief (Our Response)