Interview with Russell Beaton
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Land use -- Oregon -- Planning
Interview with Russell Beaton by Jim Knight on June 18, 2015. Russ Beaton was Professor of Economics at Willamette University in Salem. He participated in drafting the widely acclaimed 1973 Oregon legislation on land-use planning.
Russell (Russ) Beaton was Professor of Economics at Willamette University in Salem, whose course topics included environmental and energy economics. He participated in drafting the widely acclaimed 1973 Oregon legislation on land-use planning and has been involved with land use, environmental concerns, energy, and the regional economy throughout his career.
Jim Knight served 29 years on the staff of the Department of Land Conservation and Development, DLCD.
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Urban Studies and Planning
Beaton, Russell and Knight, Jim, "Interview with Russell Beaton" (2015). People and the Land: An Oral History of Oregon’s Statewide Land Use Planning Program. 21.