Pedaling a bicycle to create energy-efficient power, hammering together bird houses and picking out Douglas fir seedlings to take home, kids and adults alike celebrated the natural world during the Earth Day & Energy Fair at the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
Fir Grove Park won’t be receiving a new playground and splash pad this year after all, since Roseburg City Council had to reject all construction bids at its meeting Monday night.
Not everyone has the time or physical ability to hike to distant fields to find many of Oregon’s native wildflowers. For them, there’s the Glide Wildflower Show.
The Douglas County Parks Advisory Board Thursday voted in favor of an ordinance amendment that would allow parks personnel to issue $130 citations to park users who don’t pay parking fees or who violate other park rules.
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking nominations from the public for five positions on the Southwest Oregon Resource Advisory Council, which provides advice to the BLM for managing more than 1.3 million acres of public lands in the Roseburg, Medford and Lakeview districts. The deadline t…
Jason Robison, natural resources director for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, will be the tribal representative on the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board.
Joe Metzler of Coos Bay will talk about exploring the Elliott State Forest and the West Fork of the Millicoma River during an upcoming Umpqua Valley Audubon presentation.
The Douglas County Parks Department is piloting a new way to pay for daily parking fees at two county parks. River Forks and Amacher park visitors can now use smart phones to pay by credit card. The new payment plan will be available through the summer, and if it's successful pay-by-phone co…
Opponents of the proposed Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline asked the Douglas County Board of Commissioners Wednesday to schedule public hearings on the project.
The Umpqua Forestry Coalition is inviting the public to attend a forum at Umpqua Community College from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. An RSVP is required to attend and should be received by today.
The Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area and the Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act are moving toward the U.S. Senate, after they passed the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Thursday.
Oregon State Treasurer Tobias Read, who voted to continue with the sale of the Elliott State Forest in February, issued a statement Tuesday favoring Gov. Kate Brown’s alternate plan to keep the forest publicly owned.
A U.S. District Court in Eugene recommended that the Umpqua National Forest complete an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Loafer Timber Project before moving forward with the 1,400-acre timber sale. The project is about 60 miles east of Roseburg and includes areas that are part…
More than 100 curious community members, union representatives and concerned landowners came to the Jordan Cove open house Wednesday at Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville.