Letter to Editor by Gwyn Myer, Medford Mail Tribune, June 17 2016 Educable moments occur when something happens allowing the teacher to make an important point. The article about tree die-off (June 6) could have been such a moment. We learned that: “Three years of drought are taking their toll on Southern Oregon forests …” […]

Letter to Editor by Trish Vigil, Medford Mail Tribune June 17 2016 Gordon Dickerson, (letters June 11) is correct in arguing that skepticism is an essential component of the scientific approach. This is why those who reject climate science are science deniers, not climate skeptics. However, that is all Dickerson gets right. More A response […]

Letter to Editor by Louise Shawkat, Medford Mail Tribune, May 28, 2016 also apeared in Ashland Daily Tidings May 1, 2016 How can we live sustainably? The answer is by being efficient in our use of materials and substituting/replacing unsustainable ways of doing things. The first step is picking the low hanging fruit. More