Shirley Jolliff and Lee Peterman were recently named 2020 Linn County Tree Farmers of the Year by the Oregon Tree Farm System, which is administered by the Oregon Small Woodlands Association.
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Eastern Oregon ranchers say they are wary of federal legislation that would add nearly 4,700 miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers statewide, despite assurances the proposal will not affect existing private property or water rights.
The Biden administration has announced it will delay a controversial rollback of critical habitat protections for the northern spotted owl in Oregon, Washington and Northern California in order to review the findings.
Buildable, a software company in McMinnville, Ore. is now working with SEDCOR and other local economic development groups to create an open-source ERP platform, called OregonERP, allowing smaller businesses to capitalize on the technology.
Going from summer wildfires to winter ice storms, TimberUnity has again mobilized to offer public assistance, donating firewood for people who were left without power.
Addressing infrastructure was identified as a top priority for the nonprofit Family Farm Alliance in 2021. The organization held its two-day virtual conference Feb. 18-19, featuring panel discussions with both legislators and top officials at the Bureau of Reclamation.
Oregon's freshman Republican congressman, Rep. Cliff Bentz, will serve as the ranking member of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife, GOP leaders announced Wednesday.