Field News

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Spring youth crews updated May 3rd 2021:

Yellow Crew Yellow Crew is at Chief Joseph Dam in Washington, working with the Army Corps of Engineers to maintain a Native Pollinator Garden.


Blue Crew Blue Crew is up the McKenzie, aiding in fire restoration efforts.  The Holiday Fire burned over 200,000 acres in 2020, displacing communities and devastating a watershed crucial to the local drinking water supply.  Blue Crew will be working on a habitat restoration project alongside the Pure Water Project which includes Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), McKenzie Watershed Council, and McKenzie River Trust


Red Crew Red Crew is working alongside Coos Bay BLM to restore habitat around the Floras Lake State Natural Area, with projects that include both trail maintenance and the clearance of invasive plant species that overwhelm and encumber native plants.