The Skyscrapers of the Future will be Made of Wood

by Peter Wilson, The Conversation Vancouver-based architect Michael Green was unequivocal at a conference at which I heard him speak a while ago: €œ”We grow trees in British Columbia that are 35 storeys tall, so why do our building codes restrict timber buildings to only five storeys?” Follow up: True, regulations in that part of […]

Industry Research and Promotion Programs Prepare Next Generation of Ag Leaders

From the United States Department of Agriculture blog Posted by Craig A. Morris, AMS Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program Deputy Administrator, on May 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM Brittany Lowery, a student at North Carolina State University, receives her certificate of completion of Swine Science Online, from Dr. Todd See, Dr. Ken Esbenshade and Dr. […]

Social Economic Monitoring Report

Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013 Eric M. White, Emily Jane Davis, and Cassandra Moseley Excerpt from the ‘Executive Summary’ “The Fremont-Winema National Forest and the Lakeview Stewardship Group were awarded funding under the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) Program in 2012 for the 662,289 acre Lakeview Stewardship Project. The CFLR Program, administered by the U.S. […]

EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE: Synchronous classes offer unique opportunity for Lakeview students

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 By SAMANTHA TIPLER LAKEVIEW — Saylor Antle is 16 and in her second year of taking college courses at Klamath Community College. She’s done it without leaving her hometown of Lakeview. The farthest she has to go is a three-minute walk from Lakeview High School to the Innovation and Learning Center […]

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ATTENTION CONTRACTORS: Contract writing guides and information sources now on our website!

Please check out these helpful guides on finding and writing contracts for government projects. We will also continue to compile resources for local contractors  under ‘For Contractors’ on this page on our website! ACA Doing Business with the Fed Govt Contracting with Public Land Agencies PP GCAP Briefing April 2015

After the Wars, Common Ground in Oregon’s Forests

BY BEN DEJARNETTE APRIL 27, 2015 ASHLAND — This spring’s high school graduating seniors were newborns the last time the U.S. Forest Service proposed a major forest thinning project around here — and the outcome was a disaster. Nicknamed “HazRed,” the controversial fuels-reduction proposal included plans to commercially log large sections of forest, with trees […]