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New levee database benefits flood preparedness
Comprehensive data is a first for Oregon, adding an important resource for reducing flood risks as well as ecological restoration. news release

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Mined Land Reclamation Awards recipients announced
Outstanding habitat restoration and innovative approaches to reclamation honored. | news release

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New guide helps identify and reduce landslide hazards around the home
DOGAMI and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources teamed up to develop the guide, which offers guidance on landslide warning signs as well as resources.
Download the guide. Read the news release.

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11-01-2016 - Many more tsunami zone signs coming to Highway 101 | news release

10-25-2016 - 'Novel' solution may slow coastal erosion, report shows | news release

09-28-2016 - Jeremiah joins DOGAMI Governing Board | news release

09-13-2016 - Report on mineral resource potential of southern and eastern Oregon counties now available | preview/download

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08-18-2016 - New online collections of Oregon mining records open up our state’s rich history. Explore Baker County Mining Claim Records, Historical Society Records, and Mining Permits | news release

06-23-2016 - Mined Land Reclamation Awards announced: Outstanding habitat restoration, innovative approaches to reducing mine impacts, and the reclamation legacy of Canby Sand & Gravel’s Robert Traverso honored
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The Oregon Plan Award was given to the Nature Conservancy for the Willamette Confluence Project. A perennial upstream connection to the river was engineered and constructed to allow flow through backwater channels.
The Oregon Plan Award was given to the Nature Conservancy for the Willamette Confluence Project. A perennial upstream connection to the river was engineered and constructed to allow flow through backwater channels.

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02-24-2016 - New map looks at Oregon’s likely landslide areas: A new landslide susceptibility map helps identify regions of the state that may be at risk for future landslides.
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Strategic Framework

The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released the strategic framework that will guide the agency’s work over the next six years.

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We cannot prevent a tsunami but we can prepare for one.
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Be ready for an earthquake
Learn about Oregon's earthquake risk. Find earthquake hazards in your neighborhood. Track real-time seismic activity in the Pacific Northwest. Make an emergency kit.

Having an emergency kit and an
emergency plan are important first
steps in being prepared
for any disaster.

"Oregon: A Geologic History — 150 Years of Statehood, 150 Million Years in the Making"
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