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Willamette Valley

Willamette Valley

Large forest fires in the past have produced high density, large scale smoke events that affect air quality. These large fires continue to occur...

In the 1960s, Oregonians began to recognize that the pattern of residential development in the basin was creating sprawling suburbs and visual...

In urban areas the human and infrastructure costs of landslides are often mediate and devastating. Their ecological impact is complex. A landslide...

Several different aquatic indicators can describe the ecological health of a stream and watershed.

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Dams

While many people think of dams in terms of large federal projects, such as Lookout Point (the reservoir with the...

Oregon's Clackamas River flows approximately 85 miles from its headwaters on Ollalie Butte, just south of Mt. Hood, west into the Willamette River...

The Willamette is Oregon's largest and most important river, with more than half of the state's residents living near its shores. The impacts of...

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