Activist Alert 5-5-2016

• Four Ladies in Tennis Shoes: The Story of How Four Determined Women Convinced the Forest Service and Saved Limpy Rock, a free presentation by Jeanne Moore is at the Douglas County Museum 2 pm Saturday, May 7. Moore is a self-taught botanist and one of the founders of the regionally popular Annual Glide Wildflower Show. Moore, wife of legendary Frank Moore, will share with the audience how she and her friends, Yvonne Knouse, Mary Powell and Alice Parker, discovered rare plants in the Limpy Rock area and used their discoveries to convince the Forest Service to put down the chain saws and give special protected allocations to an area of such rich and rare plant species. For more information call 541-672-7065.

• Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum will join members of the Public Records Law Reform Task Force 4:30 pm Monday, May 9, in Eugene for the task force’s second public hearing to give Oregonians a chance to provide input on Oregon’s Public Records Laws and the work of the task force. The meeting is in room 141 Allen Hall at the UO’s School of Journalism and Communication. The task force was formed as a way to promote greater transparency in government and review and recommend specific improvements to Oregon’s public records laws. Issues include establishing deadlines, examining fees and addressing the more than 500 exemptions from public disclosure. Open to members of the media and the public. Comments can also be emailed to the task force at For more info contact Kristina Edmunson at the AG’s office, 503-378-6002