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Disaster Prediction On March 19, 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers let about 300 residents of Eugene and surrounding cities view updated maps showing the possible aftermath of a catastrophic failure of any one of Lane County’s nine major…

Green Pitcher Plant

Simlar Plants found on Oregon Coast Junction City plant collector Dean Cook has been charged with illegally bringing two endangered species into the United States. The operator of Cook’s Carnivorous Plants, a nursery specializing insect eating plant varieties, was charged…

Geothermal Heat Pumps

According to new reports, geothermal heating has proven to be among the “most mature and stable platforms” for renewable energy use. In addition to very high customer satisfaction, increased “green” building growth and first-cost reduction programs are helping take geothermal…

Mushrooms to clean water

Using Fungus to Clean Water Sources Volunteers from the Ocean Blue Project, an ecological restoration nonprofit group, have started a new project to clean up the waters of Corvallis’ Sequoia creek using mushrooms. You read that correctly: There is a…