HEAL MAPPS™ is an award winning Extension Family & Community Health community engagement program. HEAL MAPPS™ helps communities document people’s experience related to supports and barriers for healthy eating and physical activity. We will provide your community with a MAPPS™ report to help facilitate and guide your community’s efforts for creating an environment that supports eating healthy and being physically active.
May 2018 |
Credit: Graphic image created by Rural Development Initiative (Cropped from original)
Locally produced food has a big impact on the central Oregon economy. For every dollar spent on local food, 76 cents stays locally vs. 28 cents for imports. And there's room for more growth, according to 2016 study.
Native Americans rely on tribally important ecosystem services such as traditional foods, hunting, timber production, non-timber forest resources (recreation, water), and cultural resources. Unfortunately, many of these resources may be ...
Be ready, be set, go! During a wildfire, a three-tier evacuation warning system is put in place for residents whose homes are threatened. Knowing what each tier means can help residents better navigate an evacuation.
Carrie Berger, Office of State Fire Marshal |
Sep 2020 |
2020 is expected to be a big year for two major building projects that will help tell the story of sustainable forestry in the county and this region of the state. The OSU Extension Education Center, scheduled for ground ...
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