The WRDC is now accepting submissions for the Fall 2017 issue of Rural Connections.
Mar 14, 2017
Mar 2, 2017
How do rural areas compare to urban areas when it comes to illicit drug abuse? The data in this article may surprise you.
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.
Mar 1, 2017
The Western Rural Development Center has published a policy brief by Utah State University Professor Paul M. Jakus titled, "What Does the Quality of Public Land Imply for Federal Transfers?"
This article outlines findings from the National Association of Counties annual look at recovery patterns across the nation's 3,069 counties. This article focuses on the western counties.
Dec 22, 2016
Rural Development Initiatives, Oregon State University Extension, and other partners lanunched a wealth creation program in Oregon in 2014.
Can You Age-in-Place in Your Home? Preparing our homes to accommodate us as we age.
The fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections is now available to view/download.
Nov 28, 2016
Leveraging federal investments in land management to benefit local communities is discussed in this article in the Fall 2016 issue of Rural Connections.