Science Wednesday often includes fun games and moving around! Here we have some fifth graders demonstrating the cohesion and polarity of water.
The students at the Boys and Girls Club re-purposed some egg cartons to create these cuties!
Week 1 of Science Wednesday was all about the water! We witnessed the properties of cohesion and adhesion through this fun experiment.
It was a busy summer and the fall has been just as jam packed with fun and science. Fifth graders at Fir Grove Elementary pondered this question and drew their best renditions of a scientist.
As 99.7 KQUA nears a year old, much progress has been made in developing and airing unique content. At the moment, 99.7 KQUA has 5 weekend specialty programs; 4 of which are locally produced and topics range from environmental talk to unique music programming. Other shows are in development.
A River Dying?
It’s been a difficult summer for the anadromous fish of the Umpqua Rivers. The river was so hot that the Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, to their credit, shut down much of the angling of the basin. Even the notoriously beautiful cooler waters of the North Umpqua were restricted [...]
by J. Patrick Quinn
“Environmental Terrorists,” is what some clear cutters and their advocates in local, state and national government label citizens who speak up in defense of steadily deteriorating ecological conditions on our watersheds! This time it is Ryan Zinke, exclaiming these and other inflammatory epithets. Trump’s appointed Secretary of the Interior appears to [...]
Summer has been a busy one for the Facilities Management Committee (FMC) that was filled with progress, challenges and setbacks. On June 5th a water pipe broke in one of the downstairs rented businesses flooding two of our rental units. Thankfully we had insurance and with the help of Dry Pro [...]
Summer has been a busy time for UW’s Wilderness Committee. We’ve sponsored hikes into our proposed Wilderness with 2 more are scheduled for September. We have increased our Facebook presence to over 1000 views/month and planned events to increase awareness with business supporters. Thanks to Bob Hoehne, Diana Pace, Richard O’Neil and [...]
The hot and smoky summer has been a busy and hectic one for DCPARC. We toured Mildred Kanipe Park in July after hearing that the Parks Advisory Board alleged numerous trees were dying and posing a fire danger. Our tour was led by Mike Burke of Friends of Mildred Kanipe Park where he [...]