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FreeEmerald Valley Almanac Annual Mar. 19
The Buzz Around Fly Fishing
From Ancient Macedonia to the banks of the McKenzie River, here is a brief history of Fly Fishing.
Emerald Valley Almanac Annual Mar. 18
A Nostalgic Travelogue: Exploring Yellowstone
As spring and summer open up and we consider taking a one- or two-week vacation with social distancing in mind, we are blessed in the Northwest with many national parks. Oregon has Crater Lake, while Washington state has three – Mt. Rainer, Olympic, and North Cascades. Let us consider Yellowstone as a destination, too. Yellowstone is one of 63 premier national parks.
FreeEmerald Valley Almanac Annual Mar. 17
Cycling Through the Trails
World-class singletrack? Lane County mountain bikers don't even need to travel outside our own county to enjoy some of the best of the best. McKenzie River Trail and numerous trails out of Oakridge are known far and wide for their beauty, challenge and flow. Many trails are seasonal, though, so as the rains come and the snow falls, the choices get limited.
FreeEmerald Valley Almanac Annual Mar. 16
Summiting Pisgah
Athletic activities aren’t always easy to find during the “Age of Covid.” Fortunately, you can always go for a hike. And there might not be a better hiking spot in Lane County than Mount Pisgah, located just southeast of the Eugene/Springfield area.
FreeEmerald Valley Almanac Annual Mar. 16
My Brothers' Farm: Organically Unique
There is something exciting in the way of organic agriculture happening a few miles east of Creswell. Out in the Cloverdale area resides My Brothers’ Farm, founded in 2013, and the modern version of the “Back to the Land” movement. It is also an ongoing experiment in sustainable, regenerative agriculture.