I live within sight of the Willapa Hills. This mountain range, a contemporary of the Oregon Coast Range, stretches from… Read more How Clearcuts Cause Soil Erosion
Atmospheric Rivers and Drought: It’s More Complicated Than You Think
In recent weeks, the West Coast has been hit with multiple atmospheric rivers and bomb cyclones, causing massive storms, torrential… Read more Atmospheric Rivers and Drought: It’s More Complicated Than You Think
Is Planting Trees Always the Answer?
Look at any list of “things you can do to save the planet/combat climate change/prevent extinction/etc.”, and you’re almost always… Read more Is Planting Trees Always the Answer?
Ancient Oregon Floods, Part 2: The Missoula Floods
Last week I talked about how Oregon and Washington were covered in several massive floods of lava that hardened into… Read more Ancient Oregon Floods, Part 2: The Missoula Floods
How Climate Change Affects Rainfall
My boyfriend came to visit me for a few days over the holiday. We of course got some outdoor time… Read more How Climate Change Affects Rainfall