Open campfires are banned at all Douglas County parks and campgrounds due to extreme fire danger.
A small ginkgo tree seedling with a big message of peace was planted in the Japanese garden section of the Master Gardeners’ Discovery Garden at River Forks Park on Thursday.
GLIDE — A 13-acre county park nestled against jade green Cavitt Creek east of Glide is about to lose 140 trees, and many neighbors were both surprised and upset to discover this week that the timber had been sold.
TENMILE — About 25 trees at Iverson Memorial Park were casualties of February’s snowstorm, but Douglas County Parks Director Rocky Houston told members of the Friends of Iverson Memorial Park he doesn’t anticipate any more trees than those being removed from the park.
Sunshine sparkled on the North Umpqua River as members of the Douglas County Parks Advisory Board and a group of local environmentalists met at Whistler’s Bend County Park on Thursday morning.
At a sparsely attended open house Wednesday in Roseburg, Douglas County Parks Director Rocky Houston discussed the proposed redesign for the Umpqua Dunes RV Park at the coast. It was also discussed Tuesday at a meeting held in Winchester Bay.
Amacher, Pass Creek, Sawyers Rapids, Singleton and O.C. Brown county parks remain closed following last week's snowstorm. They are without power and still need to be cleared of fallen trees and limbs.
Round two of a series of open house events on proposed redevelopment of the Umpqua Dunes RV Park will be held this week in Winchester Bay and Roseburg.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday voted to re-classify Britt Nichols Park on Callahan Road west of Roseburg as county forestland, a move that signals the county’s intent to pursue logging there.
The Douglas County Parks Department is offering a special Twelve Days of Christmas promotion. Beginning Dec. 12, annual parking permits will be available at a 20 percent discount until Christmas Eve.
The Douglas County Parks Department will hold an open house meeting in Roseburg Thursday to kick off redevelopment planning for the Umpqua Dunes RV Park in Winchester Bay.
The Douglas County Parks Department will hold open house meetings in Winchester Bay and Roseburg next week to kick off redevelopment planning for the Umpqua Dunes RV Park in Winchester Bay.
The Douglas County Parks Department received the Oregon Recreation and Parks Association’s 2018 Outstanding Asset Management Award this month.
Douglas County Parks Deparment will temporarily close the Windy Cove County Park Crab and Fishing Dock in Winchester Bay Monday through Wednesday. The Parks Department and Salmon Harbor Marina will perform regular annual preventative maintenance on those days. The dock is expected to reopen …
The old Lookingglass landfill property that the county had formerly proposed be converted to an off-highway vehicle recreation area is now being leased to an organization that plans to allow Douglas County Search and Rescue groups to train there.
Douglas County Planning Director Keith Cubic said he believes the reason an off-highway vehicle park proposal was scrapped was because the large amount of data in the county record could make things complicated on appeal.
Close to half the seven-member Douglas County Parks Advisory Board are now women, with the appointment of Reedsport’s Jody Morrow on Wednesday.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to accept a $650,000 state grant that could be used to help the county purchase the privately-owned Discovery Point RV Park at Winchester Bay.
Umpqua Valley Audubon Society President Diana Wales is making another run at the Douglas County Parks Advisory Board.