This month we are highlighting two conserved public-access properties located in Ashland, Ore. We are grateful to the City of Ashland, the Ashland Woodland & Trails Association, and the countless volunteers who help maintain these incredible natural gems. We hope you enjoy this month’s “hike” down memory lane
Read volunteer documentarian, Crystal Nichols's, full blog post with videos highlighting the intriguing and significant life of coho salmon, its threats and how stream-side landowners can help these "living boomerangs".
During the holidays you may be hanging mistletoe in doorways in anticipation of a kiss. Or perhaps on a winter drive looking out the window you notice leafless oak trees full of green mistletoe balls and wonder if the mistletoe is harming the trees. So, is mistletoe a kiss or a curse?
We are proud to say, “We did it!” Thanks to Katharine Bronwen and Stan Dean, we are honored to add their 160-acre property to our SOLC family of protected lands.
With their bold colors and impressive aerial displays, dragonflies have stolen the hearts of many. Read Karen Hussey's Dragonfly article for factoids, photos and videos about the superpowers of dragonflies. Find out why oding is called oding, how they catch their food with a basket, and tips on how to protect and create habitat for these special critters.
Well “Hope’ is the thing with feathers as Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem AND hope is also furry small buzzing bodies. We all can help the bumble bee. Here’s how.