Leveraging federal investments in land management to benefit local communities is discussed in this article in the Fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections.
Nov 28, 2016
In the Fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections, Pierce Greenberg, Washington State University, maps mine waste impoundments in the region.
This brief outlines the characteristics of a vibrant and resilient rural economy in the 21st century, and then describes factors within the community’s control that can be utilized to achieve this goal.
Nov 3, 2016
Rural Development Initiatives, Oregon State University Extension, and other partners lanunched a wealth creation program in Oregon in 2014.
Silver City, Nevada, is a tiny mountain community producing arts and cultural resources.
Economic trends in nonmetropolitan counties in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming
Oct 25, 2016
Addressing Water Management Issues in the Drought-Stricken Great Basin is the topic of one article in the Fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections.
In the article, Irrigation Alternatives Lead to Reduced Water Use While Maintaining Crop Yields, researchers at UC Davis discuss sustainable water use for growing processing tomatoes.
Ninety-eight percent of Western rural counties have federal land within their boundaries, and 74% have National Forest land.Counties and states cannot constitutionally tax federal landholdings.
Oct 19, 2016
WRDC Director Don Albrecht offers an introduction to the Fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections.