Regions Archives: Eastern Oregon

Harney County Restoration Collaborative

This project brought diverse partners from the community, government agencies and non-profits together to support a landscape-scale National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process targeting the eastern portion of the Emigrant Ranger District. This project took place within a larger effort to forge consensus for the future management of Eastern Oregon’s forests, driven by the desire to build […]

Milton Freewater Levee

The Walla Walla River runs adjacent to the City of Milton-Freewater. In the 1940s, the U.S Corps of Engineers (USACE) constructed levees along the river to protect property from flooding. Several areas of  the river have deficient flood control structures and need to be fixed. There is an estimated $1.8 million cost to repair levee […]

Pendleton Solutions

Pendleton is experiencing a shortage of workforce housing. Unlike other areas of the state and country that have a flood of properties available, Pendleton has a low vacancy rate with many employees traveling great distances to work in the community. Businesses have the potential to expand their operations but lack access to a stable workforce […]