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Teachers discover authentic lessons in crayfish and caddis flies

Teachers discover authentic lessons in crayfish and caddis flies What is that bug? Teachers Kathryn Davis from Hood River High School, Molly Charnes from the Academy of International Studies in Woodburn and Thomas McGregor from The Phoenix School in Roseburg work at identifying aquatic insects during a workshop in Philomath. (Photo: Lee Sherman) By Lee […]

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Fire’s Role in the Lives of People and the Forests of the Pacific Northwest

Activities for grade K-12 (Adapted from Fire in Pacific Northwest Ecosystems, Environmental Education Association of Oregon and Pacific Northwest Coordinating Group, 1997.) Compiled by Susan Duncan, Assistant Director of Environmental Education Washington Forest Protection Association Kindergarten Celebrating Fire Gather students into a sharing circle. Suggest that fire can be a useful tool. People of many […]

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Fire and Society: A Burning Issue

Record setting fires in Northwest forests in recent summers have made fire management a top priority of land managers. Students can use the debate to learn about forest ecosystems and public policy. by Valerie Vogrin Fire has been an important ecological process for thousands of years in Northwest woodlands. Fire has been responsible for the […]

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