A rally and protest unfold in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 6. Timber Unity spent months organizing the latest display of objection to plans for environmental legislation seen as damaging to rural areas of Oregon. (Sam Stites/Oregon Capital Bureau)

A rally and protest unfold in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 6. Timber Unity spent months organizing the latest display of objection to plans for environmental legislation seen as damaging to rural areas of Oregon. Ron Simon, a farmer from Malin, Oregon, said he and his wife Beth drove five hours to be part of the Salem event. He said increased fuel costs could force them out of business. (Sam Stites/Oregon Capital Bureau)

A rally and protest unfold in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 6. Timber Unity spent months organizing the latest display of objection to plans for environmental legislation seen as damaging to rural areas of Oregon. (Sam Stites/Oregon Capital Bureau)

A woman holds an Oregon-shaped sign with the American flag on it during a rally at the Capitol Thursday. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

A rally and protest unfold in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 6. Timber Unity spent months organizing the latest display of objection to plans for environmental legislation seen as damaging to rural areas of Oregon. (Sam Stites/Oregon Capital Bureau)

A rally and protest unfold in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 6. Timber Unity spent months organizing the latest display of objection to plans for environmental legislation seen as damaging to rural areas of Oregon. (Sam Stites/Oregon Capital Bureau)

A rally and protest unfold in Salem on Thursday, Feb. 6. Timber Unity spent months organizing the latest display of objection to plans for environmental legislation seen as damaging to rural areas of Oregon. (Sam Stites/Oregon Capital Bureau)

People signed a blue tarp covering a truck parked in front of the Capitol Thursday. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

A man holds a "don't tread on me" flag as people gathered at the Oregon State Capitol Thursday morning to protest climate change legislation. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

A woman holds a sign that reads: "Stop the climate change commies," during a rally against cap and trade legislation. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

People held signs and truck drivers honked horns during a #TimberUnity rally at the Oregon State Capitol Thursday morning. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

A man holds a sign that reads: "Go dredging, clean the rive, find some gold!" (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

Trucks circle the Capitol Thursday to protest cap and trade legislation. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

Many people held small trees during a #TimberUnity rally Thursday. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)Hundreds of people stood beside the road in front of the Oregon State Capitol Thursday in opposition of legislation that would limit greenhouse gas emissions. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

People signed a blue tarp covering a truck parked in front of the Capitol Thursday. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

People stood around as trucks drove by honking their horns during a #TimberUnity rally Thursday. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)

People stood around as trucks drove by honking their horns during a #TimberUnity rally Thursday. People showed up to protest a cap and trade bill. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter)