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Sweat House

Eleven, that’s the age Sandy Sanderson invited me to partake in a ‘sweat-house ceremony.’ At first, I wasn’t going to do it, fearful that I was about find myself in a position to have to endure more teasing than I was already going through at the time. 569 more words


US Dams, Rivers and People in 2017: There is so much to learn!


Map of dams removed since 1916 Dams cause considerable harm to rivers. Dams have depleted fisheries, degraded river ecosystems, and altered recreational opportunities on nearly all of our rivers. 4,598 more words


DRP News Bulletin 9 April 2018: Flood control makes Mississippi floods worse

Mississippi floods get worse with flood control engineering Groundbreaking research suggests that floods in 3800 km long Mississippi River passing through ten US states have got worse over the centuries, a new study suggests, with Flood Protection Engineering! 4,852 more words

DRP News Bulletin


In early June I will lead a trip to Summer Lake and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.  My co-leader will be Shannon Rio, president of the Board of Directors of the Klamath Bird Observatory .  342 more words


The Battle of Abiqua, Second Battle of the Willamette Valley

The Battle of Abiqua

In February 1848, six months after the Whitman Massacre, the settlers in the Willamette valley were very tense, concerned that the tribes would gather together and attack.   1,812 more words

Oregon Indians

2017 Klamath Backcountry Interviews

This week we hear from several members of the 2017 Klamath Backcountry trail crew.


All photos courtesy of the California Conservation Corps and the Backcountry Trails Program. 54 more words


Pack Up: To get wet

A small rapid on the Wild and Scenic North Umpqua River.

Time to dust the cobwebs off this blog and catch up. Sometimes I get so caught up in preparing my next adventure, I forget that there are other things that need attention after I’ve unpacked my suitcase. 1,044 more words