Thornburgh Resort: 3 golf courses, 900+ homes proposed for rural Tumalo
In December 2015, the Deschutes Board of County Commissioners denied approval for a massive new destination resort to be sited near Cline Buttes in rural Tumalo.
The developer has appealed this decision to the Land Use Board of Appeals.
A typical golf course uses an estimated ONE MILLION GALLONS of groundwater per day. Multiple legal decisions have found that there will be negative impacts on Whychus Creek and fish from this resort.
We oppose this proposal. Some key points: