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A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water stored in peak snowpack in the McKenzie River watershed of the Oregon Cascade Range - and that similar impacts may be found on low-elevation maritime snow packs around the world.
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PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A letter from William Stelle, Jr.
NEWBERG, Ore., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is the silver sponsor of Uncorked -The Oregon Wine & Art Auction, The Rotary Club of McMinnville's premier fundraiser.
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When the Salem Statesman Journal's 400,000 readers responded to a web-site survey of favorite businesses, West Coast Bank was voted the number one bank in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Regional President Ken Jundt manages 29 West Coast Bank branches, including 19 in the Willamette Valley.
Effects of climate change projected this century for Oregon's Upper Willamette River Basin, including Eugene-Springfield, will threaten water supplies, buildings, transportation systems, human health, forests, and fish and wildlife, according to a report produced by the University of Oregon's Climate Leadership Initiative and the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy.
By Tyler Graf Portland Bureau of Planning is stepping up efforts to finish the North Reach phase of its River Plan, which will change elements of the city's future policies for industrial land near the Willamette River.
By Sam Bennett Portland's South Waterfront is known for its proximity to nature and its LEED certified buildings. Now the South Waterfront area has become the first urban neighborhood in the United States to achieve Salmon-Safe certification.
Ecology group Salmon-Safe, which works to aid in salmon spawning in restored watersheds, has designated South Waterfront as Portland's first 'salmon-safe' neighborhood.
Willamette National Forest is a national forest that is located in the state of Oregon in the United States. It can be found in the central section of the Cascade Range and holds 1,678,031 acres, of which over 380,000 acres comprise eight designated wilderness areas. This forest first began its life as the Cascade Forest Reserve, which was established by President Grover Cleveland as a reaction to public protests to protect the Cascade Mountains in 1893. At this time, the reserve extended...
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