Archive for August, 2004


In the Willamette Valley’s heart, a family nurtures a rare swath of native savannah

Published on August 12, 2004

Plain talk Thursday, August 12, 2004 Kym Pokorny The Oregon iris, opening its lavender petals under the mild spring sun, came as a surprise to Frank and Karen Morton. “We were convinced we had a clear-cut, and we were going to cure it,” says Frank, half of the duo who bought 54 acres outside Philomath Read more …