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Wolf pups. Wenaha Pack, May 30, 2012. Photo Credit: Oregon Wild

Stand with Mountain Rose Herbs and Oregon Wild to protect the Rights of Nature! Donate Here

In mid-November, I had the pleasure of hearing Winona LaDuke speak at the University of Oregon on the topic of The Rights of Nature. Ancient old growth forests, river ecosystems, and endangered species cannot cast a ballot or speak for themselves. They need our help to survive.

Oregon Wild is working to protect and restore Oregon's natural treasures as a lasting legacy. More than ever before, Oregon's wildlands, wildlife, and waters need us to be their voice.

Donate during the month of December, and Mountain Rose Herbs will match your donation dollar for dollar up to $5,000!

"For over 40 years, Oregon Wild has worked to protect and restore Oregon's wildlands, wildlife, and waters -- from standing up for native keystone species like gray wolves and sea otters to defending the last of our old-growth forests. Given the results of last month's election, there has never been more important for those of us who value our forests, rivers, and wildlife to stand up and be their voice." - Jonathan L. Jelen, Development Director, Oregon Wild 

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oregonwildmatchinggift02_lr_sungwookchoi Oregon Wild staff and volunteers work tirelessly to protect areas such as the proposed Crater Lake Wilderness. Photo credit: Sungwook Choi Crater Lake [/caption]


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Written by Alyssa on December 2, 2016

Alyssa Bascue, Director of Sustainability, is a trusted professional in her field with a passion for employee engagement and reducing environmental impacts of business operations, including emissions, energy, waste, and water. Growing up in an income-sharing, egalitarian community in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, she’s a farm girl at heart. She received her bachelor's degree in Environmental Sociology, which helps to support Mountain Rose Herbs' mission of supporting organic agriculture and embodying socially conscious business practices. Alyssa completed a nine-week Master Recycler training and is well-known in town as an Employee Transportation Coordinator. She currently volunteers with Friends of Trees, Provender Alliance, Sustainable Food Trade Association, and the Willamette Valley Sustainable Foods Alliance. And she is an active member of the International Society for Sustainability Professionals. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking spicy foods, hiking and camping with her husband and brindle pup.

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