Youth collect data for Canton Creek and gain work experience – Roseburg News-Review


By Kate Stringer — October 8, 2014 — Roseburg News Review — Not many students can say they get paid to sleep with the fishes. But the ones that can are in Douglas County. Twelve students from the Phoenix Youth Corps participated this August in a two-week snorkeling lab at Canton Creek near Steamboat. Led … Continue reading Youth collect data for Canton Creek and gain work experience – Roseburg News-Review

Logging Expansion Won’t Help Rural Communities — Oregonian


by Ernie Niemi and John Kober — June 29, 2014 — Oregonian guest editorial —  Rural Oregon’s economic woes are significant. And unfortunately, many social services, including public safety, are suffering as a result. But we disagreed when Oregonian reporter Les Zaitz wrote on May 27, 2014, “The virtual end of federal logging is the … Continue reading Logging Expansion Won’t Help Rural Communities — Oregonian

Video: Clean Water or Clearcuts for Oregon? – National Geographic


by Amy Kober — August 27, 2013 — National Geographic Voices Blog — Big decisions are looming for management of 2.8 million acres of Oregon’s public forestlands – an area covering the size of more than eight Crater Lake National Parks. Because legislation concerning management of the so-called O&C lands could end up undermining some … Continue reading Video: Clean Water or Clearcuts for Oregon? – National Geographic