Recent Features


Proposed changes to the ESA could have consequences for condors

California condors have made a remarkable comeback from the brink of extinction, but proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act could have dire consequences for nature’s master recyclers.


how trash becomes treasure on the oregon coast

Look closely at the colors decorating the sand beneath your feet and you’ll find a surprising amount of something that doesn’t belong: trash. One woman has a unique solution for what to do with it. 


This little piggy

Gently tapping his stocky, pink body with a thin whip, 16-year-old Erika Bergstrom shepherded her pig, Louie, out of his pen in the hog barn. But Louie had other plans in mind. For students like Bergstrom, who aspires to be an agricultural science teacher one day, programs like FFA and 4-H offer invaluable experiential learning opportunities.