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Welcome to the Oregon Explorer!

Information to help citizens, planners, and policymakers make more informed decisions about Oregon's natural resources and communities.

UPDATE! Oregon Explorer Undergoing a Redesign

In an effort to be more useful and used, the Oregon Explorer natural resources digital library is undergoing some major changes.The new Oregon Explorer site will enable access to data, tools, and information for all basins in the state, as well as a more comprehensive set of topics. Individual portals will be replaced with a more integrative Oregon Explorer site. A new Oregon ATLAS tool will enable place-based exploration of natural resource topics and communities. Expected launch date – June 2015!



NEW! Oregon Explorer Used to Track Outcomes for Oregon’s 10-Year Plan

The Oregon 10-year plan website features data, maps and charts to help Oregonians understand trends over time related to education, healthy environment, healthy people, economy and jobs, public safety and improving government. Data collected in partnership with the Oregon State University Rural Studies Program and the Oregon Department of Administrative Services.


Oregon's Top Natural Resource Plans

Healthy Environment is one of the six high-level outcome areas in the 10-Year Plan for Oregon. Learn about the Oregon plans and programs that support a healthy environment.




Tracking Oregon’s Progress (TOP) Indicators

TOP Indicators

This new addition to the Rural Communities Explorer’s Communities Reporter Tool presents data and information to help Oregonians understand where we’ve been and where we’re headed on issues related to a healthy economy, healthy people & communities, and a healthy environment.



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