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Sep 16

A Closer Look at Utility-Scale Solar in Linn County

Posted on September 16, 2021 at 1:53 PM by Britt Nielsen

Utility-Scale Solar

Utility-scale solar projects in Linn County have been receiving a lot of attention lately, with multiple stories and editorials on the subject reported in the local media.

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Aug 31

Linn County Salvage Harvests Fund Derecho Woodland Restorations

Posted on August 31, 2021 at 9:41 AM by Britt Nielsen

Salvage Harvest

One of the many devastating effects of the derecho on August 10, 2020 is the extensive damage to trees throughout Linn County, including those on Linn County Conservation Board managed properties.

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Aug 10

Derecho and Living in the “between disasters” Era

Posted on August 10, 2021 at 7:59 AM by Britt Nielsen

Derecho damaged woodlands

Looking back exactly one year at the derecho of August 10, 2020, many Linn County residents are still recovering and wondering how could a disaster of this magnitude impact us with the severity that it did? Linn County Sustainability Program Manager Tamara Marcus wrote a guest post for the Linn County Connection addressing disasters like this and what we as a community can do to safeguard our community from the next disaster.

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