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Saucy shrubs strut their stuff in fall

Oct 18, 2019
Colorful shrubs can compete with trees when it comes to fall color.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

What is? Wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke is typically a mixture of water vapor, gases, fine particles, and trace minerals from burning fuels like trees and vegetation, other organic components, and, sometimes, building materials.

By Carrie Berger, | Article

'Biological desert' no more: Extension forest tour gives old-growth its due

Oct 17, 2019
OSU Foresty and Natural Resources Extension in Lane County hosted a tour of old growth forest outside of Springfield on Oct. 12.

By Janet Donnelly, | News Story

Don’t want to burn? Other options for treating slash after a timber harvest

Don't want to burn slash piles? Here's some options.

By Amy Grotta, | Article

How true is the Fox News story about dying trees in Lane County?

Drought was stated as what caused the trees' death, only dying pine trees were pictured. No mention of the boring insects that kill pine trees, was that omission intentional? No pictures of dying deciduous trees either. I have seen dead pine trees in peoples' yards where their lawn is nice and...

By Lauren Grand, | Featured Question