Scientists, Tribes, Firefighters Trade Solutions

Carl Skinner was just one month from retirement last week, the final stretch in a long, productive career. It’s the month when many are tempted into short-timer minimalism, but instead he traveled to Orleans for three busy days of conferencing with fire managers, tribal practitioners, fire-aware locals and other scientist-researchers like himself. Read More →

Time To Gather

Students from Junction School escaped the confines of the classroom last week for a hands-on lesson on acorn collection from Frank Lake. He explained the effects of weevils on the food quality of the acorns to, from left, Taylor Cole, Anne Rants, their teacher Karen Cole and Mariah Brewington. Lake, a research ecologist with the […] Read More →

Mid Klamath Watershed Council’s Third Thursday Dinner Features Local Indigenous Food on the Menu

Nancy Bailey, resident of Weitchpec and employee of the Mid Klamath Watershed Council, especially enjoyed the fire roasted peppernuts.Local indigenous foods served up at this month's Third Thursday Cafe dinner in Orleans. Read More →

Bringing the Community Together

1643FrankLakeCookingFishFrank Lake of Somes Bar carefully watches over several dozen sizzling salmon steaks cooked to perfection on redwood sticks around a madrone wood fire. The fish was part of a local  indigenous meal of acorns, seawead, deer, peppernuts, and huckleberries prepared by local chefs Clarence and Deborah Hostler, Luna Latimer, and Lake, at the Third […] Read More →