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Conservation Neighbor: Heather Medina Sauceda
Holly Crosson | January 8, 2021

In her current job at NRCS and in her volunteer work Heather Medina Sauceda continues her passion for outreach to underserved communities, tribes, and youth. She feels a responsibility to help others, just as people encouraged her to reach her goals. Heather says she “always has one hand reaching up with the other extended below to help others rise to their next level. If a door gets closed, jump through the window! Don’t give up.”

Conservation Neighbor: Alan Ayres
Holly Crosson | December 30, 2020

As a youngster exploring the wild forests and streams of his home, Alan Ayres developed an appreciation for the abundant waters and lush vegetation that gave him comfort. Now he is working with The Confluence to create a sustainable office building in downtown Corvallis.

Book Review: Teaching with Fire: Poetry that Sustains the Courage to Teach
Holly Crosson | July 2, 2020

Teaching with Fire is a beautiful and passionate book about how teachers use their favorite poems to keep their hearts alive as they rise to the joys and challenges of teaching

A Welcome to Spring
Holly Crosson | March 22, 2016

Holly Crosson shares her spring time sojourn into the wilds of Benton County.

bikes on road © H. Crosson
Discovering Oak Creek by Bike
Holly Crosson | June 25, 2014

On Saturday, June 7th, 25 enthusiastic bicyclists pedaled their way through time and history on the annual Urban Creek Tour.

Corvallis Garden Design by Beth Young © B. Young
Surviving Drought in Benton County
Holly Crosson | January 29, 2014

Planting natives and other drought-tolerant plants in your home landscape is one of the best ways to address low precipitation conditions.

Jackson Frazier boardwalk © H. Crosson
A Walk on the Wild Side
Holly Crosson | October 2, 2013

You never know where a walk on the wild side will take you. Surprisingly, a walk at Jackson Frazier Wetland has even inspired me to get creative in the kitchen!

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