Shannon Richardson

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Ending the Dog Days of Summer

By Shannon Richardson / August 10, 2021
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Recently, I got curious about how the later part of summer became known as the “dog days” of the season. My own dogs spend most of their days hiding in…

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OSU Extension Hosts Wildfire Education Seminar Series Starting March 17

By Shannon Richardson / March 15, 2021
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Follow the link below to learn more about this free upcoming series and to register for the Wednesday seminars. This series emphasizes that fire preparation is not just for agencies,…

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Local landowners recognized for restoration work

By Shannon Richardson / March 9, 2021
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Recently, Capital Press reporter George Plaven caught up with South Santiam Watershed Council Board President Lee Peterman and his partner Shirley Jolliff to talk about the work that Lee and…

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Bogwood: A landowner-NRCS partnership success story

By Shannon Richardson / February 22, 2021
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Recently, board President Lee Peterman and his partner Shirley Jolliff were honored with Linn County’s Tree Farmers of the Year award from the Small Woodlands Association. The work they have…

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Plan for Your Land Workshop 2021

By Shannon Richardson / January 4, 2021
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Attend this FREE 4-part workshop series online at the end of January! Dates Four consecutive Tuesday evenings from 5 pm – 8 pm starting January 26, 2021. Location Zoom meetings.…

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Welcome to our new website!

By Shannon Richardson / December 26, 2020
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We hope that our new look will help you find the information that you’re looking for. If you live in the South Santiam watershed, or if it’s a special place…

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