People, Property and Pesticides in Rural Oregon

People, Property and Pesticides in Rural Oregon

Late last week, PBS Newshour ran a special about the spraying of pesticides on private forestland in rural Oregon. Large, industrial landowners douse fresh clearcuts with chemicals to kill off unwanted vegetation.  Nearby families often complain of getting sick and...
Trout Creek Closed to Climbing

Trout Creek Closed to Climbing

The Trout Creek climbing area in Central Oregon – one of Oregon’s truly unique and treasured recreational resources – was closed by the Bureau of Land Management on February 1, 2012.  Rock climbers from around the country have traveled to Central Oregon to...