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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

Sustainability

"What are Men to Rocks and Mountains" and Bikes?

Jane Austen once wrote, “What are men to rocks and mountains?” (Pride and Prejudice). These rocks and mountains have stories to tell and are the very mortar of our existence. 287 more words

What I Learned From The Great Outdoors

Martin - North Attleborough

Hiking

Bluhm County Park Wildflower Tour

Bluhm County Park Wildflower Tour

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time: 10am start (est. 60-90 min. duration)
Location: Bluhm County Park (3855 S 1100 W, Westville, IN) 188 more words

Outreach + Exchange

Whychus Creek land earmarked for preservation

Short-term conservation loan helps Deschutes Land Trust secure 130 acres

The Deschutes Land Trust purchased 130 acres along Whychus Creek for conservation and future habitat restoration, thanks in part to a short-term loan from an Astoria-based lender. 38 more words

Bend Bulletin