The Mainstream staff reflect on the Wildfire Recovery Series From the Editor’s desk Neals Hill, Frog, Green Ridge, Indian Creek, P-515, Lionshead, Beachie Creek, White River, Laurel, Holiday Farm, Brattain. Two Four Two, Echo Mountain Comples, Slater, Chehalem Mountai— Bald Peak, Riverside, Thielsen, Almeda Drive, South Obenchain, Archie Creek, LeslieContinue Reading

The future of forestry education: hands-on experience available from Fire Science and Natural Resources programs at UCC This fall, Umpqua Community College’s Natural Resources program has expanded, adding three new tracks in natural resources: Fish and Wildlife, Forests and Ecosystems, and Conservation Law Enforcement. For Conservation of Law Enforcement, studentsContinue Reading

Fire season is coming. Are you ready? Fire districts are taking extra precautions for the upcoming fire season after last year’s summer and fall fires. The Archie Creek fire alone burned 131,591 acres and destroyed 109 homes. Kyle Reed,  fire prevention specialist and public information officer with the Douglas Forest Protective AssociationContinue Reading