Value 6: Cultural + Natural Overlap
We value people—their stories, traditions and experiences—that have shaped Oregon’s landscape for thousands of years.
Benefits 6.1. Opportunities to look to the future of the site through traditional stewardship.
Benefits 6.2. The local communities surrounding the park benefit from the new opportunities the park brings.
Tribal representative teaches first foods to visitors and explain stories behind pictographs.
Seasonal market in park with local businesses sell value added products.
Local artist volunteers to paint park landscape from a vantage point along a trail including rock formation or tight closeup of a wildflower. Visitors are invited to chat with artist and understand why a particular location, style, medium was chosen by the artist to represent the landscape.