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Yoncalla Log Pond Plan Status

Plan Objective

The purpose of the planning process is to identify the best long-term use of the Yoncalla Pond property. NDB recognizes that this is a long-awaited opportunity to benefit the Community and our goal to make a good decision. Current plan status as of December, 2015:

2012 Scoping:

The first step of the process was the scoping phase where we inform people about the project and collect information and ideas that they have about the property.  Click here to view the 2012 scoping documentation. The scoping results indicated that there was interest in a wide support for the planning, variety of options and this was a unique opportunity for Yoncalla.

Planning Activities to date;

We have been actively accumulating information in order to better understand the potential and limitations of the site. Click on the links for full reports.

  1. Inventory & Assessment
  2. Lidar Data
  3. Reference Documents
  4. Pond Management Documents
  5. Yoncalla Historical & Cultural Documents

Click to view background information.

Selection of a Management Proposal

Our next step in our planning process is to select and implement a management option. The the NDB Board will select the alternative that best meets the following pre-established evaluation criteria:

  1. Emphasis on project quality
  2. Improved utilization of the property
  3. Acceptance by the community
  4. Conformity to existing laws and regulations
  5. Financial sustainability

To meet these criteria the proposal should fully address the following elements:

Link to Proposals for consideration