Natural resources

Natural resources
Bend guitar-maker makes environmental commitment
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

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Breedlove Guitar Co. will plant trees through-out the Northwest to compensate for those chop-ped down for its guitars. The type of trees to be planted, known as “tone” woods (such as California walnut and red spruce), won’t be ready for at least 100 years.

 

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February '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

 

 

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Ohio group wins oil and gas rights near Madras
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

Under the watchful eye of a regional conservation group, an out-of-state energy company hopes to be drilling for natural gas southeast of Madras by year’s end.

 

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Salmon season sunk by total closure
May 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008

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In a move that surprised no one, a federal panel in April completely shut down this year’s commercial ocean Chinook salmon season, and placed massive limits on the Coho catch.

 

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Demand for sawdust rises as the board market drops
April 2008
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

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Prices have gone so haywire in the timber industry that Oregon loggers are selling perfectly good Western Hemlock and Douglas Fir logs to be ground into chips for pulp instead of processed into lumber.

 

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