News tagged with public lands

Development near Oregon, Washington public forests

Private development along the edges of most public forests in Oregon and Washington more than doubled since the 1970s, a new study conducted by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific's Northwest (PNW) Research Station ...

Dec 03, 2013
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The wrong sites for solar

Is it possible that solar energy - clean, renewable, virtually infinite - could have a downside? As it's being pursued on our public lands, yes.

May 19, 2011
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If we build 'walkable' neighborhoods, will people walk?

Edmontonians love their cars. In fact, 77 percent of us make all our trips by car. So if we know that it's healthier to walk, will developing more walkable neighbourhoods help to break the habit and get us walking to the ...

Jun 25, 2010
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