Linfield received a $15,000 grand from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board in 2018 to fund the restoration of Cozine Creek after students in the environmental studies major assessed and inventoried the area and wrote a management plan. The grant money, which has been added to this year, goes toward efforts to control invasive species and plant native species.

Linfield to host native planting party, Cozine rehabilitation continues

Alexandra Feller , Guest Writer March 12, 2020

Linfield will host a Cozine Creek planting party Saturday-- rain or shine-- from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in partnership with the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council.  Students and community members...

Starbucks is turning fifty in 2021, and with its birthday they are looking for positive change

Starbucks commits to a sustainable future, recent statement by CEO

Anna Frazier, Climate & Environment Editor February 14, 2020

SEATTLE--Starbucks CEO, Kevin Johnson, recently sent a letter to staff, stakeholders, and customers outlining the company’s short- and long-term goals for sustainability. Johnson’s  big takeaway message...

Alternative milks are on the rise, such as coconut milk.

Got milk? The fall of a dairy giant

Soy, almond, oat, cashew, coconut, hazelnut, hemp, chickpea, rice, pea…or whichever milk alternative you choose (if you do)
Anna Frazier, Climate & Environment Editor February 13, 2020

A report released in November states that America’s largest cow milk producer, Dean Foods, has filed for bankruptcy. Dean Foods is a parent company for many well-known dairy brands, such as Meadow Brook....

C02 levels hit a record high in 2019, even with a reduction in coal burning.

2019’s CO2 emissions highest ever, despite reduction in coal burning

Anna Frazier, Climate & Environment Editor January 9, 2020

The yearly global carbon dioxide output reached a record high, despite a slowing in emissions from many countries and a reduction in coal burning facilities. Last year was also the year that CO2 concentrations...

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