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Lessons Learned from the Front Porch

Do you know the chipping sparrow? The chipping sparrow is a generally unremarkable bird, identifiable by its rufous (reddish brown) cap and ‘trilling’ song.

Energy Fellow Works on Alternatives to Eminent Domain

My name is Brandon Gerstle, and I’m the new summer energy fellow at the Center. As an environmental law student at the University of Oregon, I was drawn to the Center because of their drive to find practical solutions to our nation’s environmental challenges.

I’ve been in Lyons for 3 weeks, and, while it’s different from my hometown of Los Angeles, I feel like I’m living the good life: buying locally produced food, attending a rodeo, and even making my own butter.


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