Perspectives — Gene's corner

The latest musings and reflections on sustaining this region from Forterra President Gene Duvernoy.

Rafting the Rogue

A journey along the Rogue River highlights the need for all people to be able to have opportunities to get outdoors.


You don’t pick your ancestors

Sustainability requires a clear understanding of the current world and the direction we need to head.


Reflections on a visit by Bill McKibben

Nothing matters until our voices on human-induced climate change are heard. We need advocates who make noise to activate people to take a stand and to stand up, and advocates who shift outcomes and demonstrate what change looks like.


Billy Frank Jr.

Billy Frank Jr. was a timeless story teller, a great communicator. Thank you Billy, for the hero you became. We hope your spirit flows with equanimity alongside your beloved Nisqually.