Archive | October, 2011

Oregon effort will green portable classrooms

A pair of architects at Portland State University is turning their eco-friendly designs to a multi-billion national industry: portable classrooms. The state of Oregon is supporting their work, recognizing a green solution to the burgeoning portable school expansion may have implications for both public schools and the economy.

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Oregon effort will green portable classrooms. Sustainable Business Oregon. 10-06-2011.

New collaborative gears up on Umatilla Forest

The newly formed Umatilla National Forest Collaborative Group will meet Monday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Umatilla National Forest Supervisor’s Office in Pendleton. “I’m anxious to hear everyone’s thoughts on potential projects, so we can begin developing a plan for how everyone can work together and get on-the-ground results,” said Elaine Eisenbraun, collaborative group coordinator and executive director for the North Fork John Day Watershed Council.

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New collaborative gears up on Umatilla Forest. Blue Mountain Eagle. 09-23-2011.