Archives for December 2017

Rushing Streams are Dead Streams

  Bringing Life Back to Our Stream We thought our swift and unfettered stream was nice and clean and therefore wonderful. Not true. For a long time, those who owned forest land were encouraged to clean debris from streams. Let the water run free and clean, was the mantra. No longer. Now, we know that old trees that fall across our creeks and streams are a good thing. Each year, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists tromp through our land, (with our blessings) to … [Read more...]