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Mill Race Urban Creek Tour

By Heath Keirstead | May 26, 2016
Fischer's Flour Mill. Benton County Historical Society and Museum Collection (Harriet Moore collection) #1990-068.1292
Fischer’s Flour Mill. Benton County Historical Society and Museum Collection (Harriet Moore collection) #1990-068.1292

In 2015 the waterway chosen for the Annual Urban Creek Tour was the Mill Race in South Corvallis. Instead of creating a printed brochure, we developed a series of blog posts covering different aspects of the Mill Race. Find out about the Mill Race’s history, ecology, and activism by reading these posts.

  1. Flour Power on the Mill Race
  2. Industry Generated by the Mill Race
  3. Mill Race: Community Interest on the Rise
  4. Mill Race: Community Benefits
  5. Ditch: a poem about the Mill Race

Want to learn more? Check out this Mill Race Timeline.

About the Author

Heath Keirstead

Heath Keirstead manages Benton SWCD’s Communications and Community Engagement as well as the Native Plant Program and Youth Education. She has a Master’s in Soil Science from Oregon State University. With a dual passion for people and the planet, she loves building relationships with partners, customers, volunteers, and students.

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