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Nitrogen-fixing trees “eat” rocks, play pivotal role in forest health

By tapping nutrients from bedrock, red alder trees play a key role in healthy forest ecosystems.

Chris Branam | Feb 25, 2019 | News Story

Three methods for no-turn cold composting

Recycling organic debris for composting and improving soil doesn’t have to be a chore! If hot composting is not for you, try one of these easy cold-composting methods. Each has advantages and disadvantages but the end result is the same: improved garden soil and less organic waste in landfill.

Jul 2017 | Article

Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control

A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, good for controlling erosion.

Jul 2018 | Collection

Drought hits Douglas-fir trees hard

Diseases and pests take advantage of trees' weakened condition

Mary Stewart | May 29, 2015 | News Story

Streamside planting zones

Describes the three planting zones around a stream.

Jul 2018 | Article

Oregon Ash

Information on the Oregon Ash (Fraxinus latifolia).

Jul 2018 | Article

White Alder

Information on the white alder and red alder (Alnus rhombifolia).

Jul 2018 | Article

Bigleaf Maple

Information on the bigleaf maple (Acer macrophyllum).

Patrick Breen | Jul 2018 | Article

Douglas-Fir

Information on the Douglas-Fir (Psuedotsuga menziesii).

Jul 2018 | Article

Ponderosa Pine

Information on the Ponderosa pine, or western yellow pine (Pinus ponderosa).

Jul 2018 | Article