Archive for October, 2015

Lane County steps up wood-stove smoke monitoring – Albany Democrat Herald

Thursday, October 1st, 2015
Lane County steps up woodstove smoke monitoring
Albany Democrat Herald
Lane Regional Air Protection Agency officials say the expansion from four months to eight months comes as a result of increasing complaints about woodstove smoke and pollution concerns. In 2014, the agency received more than 120 home wood smoke …

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Creating a Desert in China

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

He cooks over a wood stove and has a one-month-old lamb tethered in his living room to protect it from foxes and eagles. Like his parents, grandparents, and generations before him, the sun-beaten herder sees his fortunes rise and fall with his livestock …


What not to put in your wood stove or fireplace

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Innovative Energy Technologies offers a great selection of wood stoves and fireplace inserts that will both help to heat your home and also improve its décor. While burning can create a nice ambience and generate heat, it’s important that you pay special …


LIVING FORWARD: Things that matter

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

black wood stove, we were on our way, with the windows rolled down, to the Maple Sugar house about a mile away. And then we were tramping up through the high pasture full of unchecked juniper bushes to soak us waist high, as we bathed in the morning dew.


Lane County steps up wood-stove smoke monitoring

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Lane Regional Air Protection Agency officials say the expansion from four months to eight months comes as a result of increasing complaints about wood-stove smoke and pollution concerns. In 2014, the agency received more than 120 home wood smoke complaints.


Area gears up for trio of weekend festivals and events

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Visitors will see character portrayals of the tradesmen, craftspeople and settlers with live demonstrations of: Quilting,Working Cross Cut Saws, Spinning and Weaving, Corn Grinding, Mule Jumping, Cooking on a Wood Stove, Open Fire Cooking, Butter Churning …


Fall is Here, Time to Prepare Your Fireplace

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

However, don’t avoid the monster in the room- an old wood stove or fireplace. A more energy efficient stove will provide more heat while using less fuel. If you have an existing wood stove or fireplace, make sure to inspect the chimney annually for any …