RCC Rain Gardens and Bioswales

Sustainable Rogue Valley, in conjunction with other funders, is planning to construct Raingardens and Bioswales on the Rogue Community College property in Grants Pass, Oregon. Raingardens are made to collect rainwater in ponds and maintain a healthy plant community while encouraging water to slow down and filter into the ground. They produce a pleasing environment … Continue reading RCC Rain Gardens and Bioswales

Bees of 2016 of Southwestern Oregon

The following is by Rogue River resident Travis Owen: This is an article I wrote about the (mostly native) bees I photographed this year in the Rogue Valley, at least 21 species in 4 families are represented in photos along with some personal observations and life histories. One particularly interesting discovery, bees are basically fuzzy … Continue reading Bees of 2016 of Southwestern Oregon