The future of forestry education: hands-on experience available from Fire Science and Natural Resources programs at UCC This fall, Umpqua Community College’s Natural Resources program has expanded, adding three new tracks in natural resources: Fish and Wildlife, Forests and Ecosystems, and Conservation Law Enforcement. For Conservation of Law Enforcement, studentsContinue Reading

Student support and engagement activities kick off for Spring term Finding activities and social community can be difficult under pandemic restrictions. UCC clubs and organizations, while quiet, are still open for student participation.  Several clubs opted to take a break during the lockdowns, but organizations like the UCC student body government ASUCC,Continue Reading

New UCC president selected in announcement  Upon President Debra Thatcher’s retirement, UCC welcomes the 12th president, Rachel Pokrandt. The Board of Education announced Pokrandts election on April 16 via UCC’s Facebook page.  UCC Board of Education Chair Steve Loosley ran the Facebook live and acknowledged students, staff and others with theirContinue Reading

Local leaders in forestry community and industry give perspectives on Forest Management Conversations about Oregon’s forests often lead to raised eyebrows and often end in frustration. How do we properly care for our forests in a sustainable, profitable way? After a disaster like last fall’s Archie Creek fire, this forestContinue Reading