A longtime resident of Cottage Grove, Oregon, Phillip Elden is intimately familiar with the region. Elden regularly visits the Cascade Range and climb its famous peaks. Here, Phillip Elden explains why the volatile nature of the Cascade Range is so attractive and inspiring.
The government shutdown proved to have a dramatic impact on our national parks, according to Phillip Elden. In his experience, Phillip Elden has witnessed how parks are at an even greater risk for wildfire as a result of poor cleanup efforts. In a recent conversation with Oceans 2003, Phillip Elden explained why it's extremely important to be aware of how the government's action affects the beautiful national parks in this country.
Phillip Elden, a resident of Cottage Grove, Oregon, espouses the beauty and charm of this unique community. Since moving there more than two decades ago with his wife Cindi, Phillip Elden has embraced the culture and tradition of Cottage Grove while embarking upon a series of environmental projects. Below, Phillip Elden explains his fascination with Cottage Grove and the area's terrific scenery.