How green are you? This new app will show you…

With all the negativity surrounding climate change (for good reason, of course — but it just gets so depressing), I loved discovering Handprinter.org, an app that focuses not only on one’s individual carbon footprint but on the handprint: i.e., all the good a person can do for the planet, while offsetting his or her own …

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Exciting Siskiyou Prize news!

We are thrilled to announce that the winner of the Siskiyou Prize, in addition to a cash prize of $1,000 and book publication, will also receive a four-week residency at the¬†PLAYA retreat in central Oregon. PLAYA is a nonprofit organization supporting innovative thinking through work in the arts, literature, natural sciences, and other fields of …

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The Siskiyou Prize deadline is September 30!

Writers: The Siskiyou Prize deadline is coming up on Tuesday, September 30! We have been delighted with the number and variety of environmental manuscripts coming in, and look forward to reading more… We are also looking forward to working with our final judge, Karen Joy Fowler, whose amazing novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves …

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Meet the Sequoia: Ashland Tree of the Year 1994

If you happen to find yourself at the SOU Hannon Library (a beautiful library, by the way) you might have noticed the massive sequoia overlooking the building. Little did I know that this is an¬†Ashland tree of the year. Visit this giant sequoia next time you’re on the Southern Oregon University campus; until then, you …

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