By tapping nutrients from bedrock, red alder trees play a key role in healthy forest ecosystems.
A design for gardens near streamsides with steeper banks and dryer soils.
A design for gardens near streamsides with gradually sloped banks and wet soils.
A design for gardens near streamsides with average sloped banks and mixed wet and dry soils.
Water-wise gardening conserves water and helps protect the environment. A xeriscape is a “dry scene” that uses very little water, but a water-wise garden includes any style that is designed to conserve water.
Trees and shrubs for the water's edge or drier areas, groundcover, ferns, and other useful tips
Forest owners in Lane County can potentially use their properties to help mitigate the problems caused by an excess of carbon in the atmosphere.