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On Fire and Family, an essay

Here’s an essay from a collection of essays titled Kansas Chronicles which I mentioned in The Quest, a previous post, and which an international blogger friend, Rambling Rose, read. 2,141 more words

Family

HLT Successfully Meets Fundraising Goal for O'Neil Farm Conservation Project!

Happy New to all, and a happy start to the new year it is for the Hinesburg Land Trust! Thanks to the generosity of HLT supporters, we successfully met our 2017 fundraising goal of $10,000 to conserve the O’Neil Farm in Hinesburg. 39 more words

Land Conservation

Bipartisan legislation solves Mount Hood land dispute

The act allows development of 100 acres near Government Camp while protecting more than 700 acres.

Legislation to protect and enhance Oregon’s land conservation and recreation priorities on Mount Hood passed the U.S. 26 more words

Portland Tribune

heaven on earth is home

It looks like a painting. But it is real life.  Taken a short time ago over in Westtown.  I made my last trip probably to Pete’s Produce for the season.  420 more words

Chester County

Farmers excited about program

A law passed by the Oregon Legislature this summer will help families keep their farms.

The Wallowa Land Trust, a non-profit organization founded in 2004 by Wallowa County landowners and residents to protect the rural nature of the country, and two Northeast Oregon farmers found this issue important enough to travel to Salem this spring in support of the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program. 

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Oregon Legislature

Forest Land Management Market Buoyed by Resistance to Plan for Fracking Ohio’s Lone National Forest

The Forest Land Management Market attributes its rise to the fast rate of urbanization, industrialization and growing sea levels, which have led to a dramatic decline in forest resources. 458 more words

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The International Student Volunteer (ISV) program is the world’s highest rated volunteer program, with over 35,000 student participants in just 15 years. Their mission statement is, “to support sustainable development initiatives around the world through life-changing student volunteers and responsible adventure travel programs designed to positively change our world and to educate, inspire and result in more active global citizens.” I have learned first hand that they accomplish this, and much more. 517 more words

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