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June 14, 2024

KS Wild Side

Environment

KS Wild Side: Rare lilies bloom in Ashland’s backyard

To catch a glimpse of the rare Green’s Mariposa Lily in bloom, you can visit the Mariposa Preserve in the early summer around mid-June to the beginning of July. It’s just a short drive south from Ashland to the 222-acre Mariposa Botanical Area, a designated conservation area within the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.

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Environment

KS Wild Side: Beaver recovery benefits stream habitat

“Our waterways and the vegetation that makes up the riparian corridors around them need increased protections now more than ever. Rogue Riverkeeper is advocating that stronger setback requirements be added to municipal ordinances to protect these important ecosystems.”

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A pair of deer graze by a roadway
KS Wild Side

KS Wild Side: Making roads safer for people and wildlife

America’s road network, as currently designed, is a major impediment to migration. Fragmentation of habitat caused by roads prevents animals from accessing food and water. For animals both large and small, roads also reduce a species’ long-term viability.

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Environment

KS Wild Side: A watershed moment for Oregon forests

The Private Forest Accord is a huge deal for Oregon’s forests. It is a giant step forward to better protect Oregon’s forests and streams. Forests — the lungs of the planet — can breathe a little easier if the Accord passes the Oregon legislature.

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Service Notice: Celebration of life for Rick Bevel

Service Notice: Rick Bevel lived on the streets of Ashland for the final years of his life, forming relationships with many. Any who wish to remember him are welcome to attend a celebration of life from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18 at Triangle Park at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Liberty Street, according to an event announcement. 

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Garden of the Month: A labor of love

Garden of the Month: There is an extraordinary garden at 891 Beswick Way, home of Scott Allison. Scott is a naturalist, forester, orchardist and apiarist. This is the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for June 2024.

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