Seneca Scholarship Runner Up

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Seneca Scholarship Forests: The Social and Economic Lifeblood of Oregon By Oliver D. Lemley Natural resources have been a vital part of Oregon’s history and timber is no exception! Wise stewardship of these resources is in the best interest of all Oregonians. My aim is to highlight the evolution of forest management practices that
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Seneca Scholarship Winning Essay

Monday, June 5, 2017

Forest Management Benefits for the Forest and the Community By: Anna Swanson Seneca Scholarship Essay To help educate myself in the importance of forest management, I chose three people representing different perspectives in the forest industry.  All three have a secondary education in the management of forests.  I interviewed: Janet Spindler (Eugene BLM), representing public forest
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Dorris Ranch Trees Turned into Energy

Friday, June 24, 2016

The diseased Dorris Ranch trees will be put to their highest and best use by being incinerated to create renewable energy for the local community.
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Forest Activity

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Fertilizing our Tree Farm Like any farmers, we fertilize.  This spring we applied fertilizer to 2,000 acres of our tree farm. Forests benefit from essential nutrients like nitrogen to grow well just like a vegetable garden.  In some places of Oregon, like the Cascade Mountains, the natural soils are lacking in available nitrogen.  This holds the
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