City of Medford partners with landowners to help shade Rogue River

November 11, 2013

If all goes as planned, future runs of Chinook will have it made in the shade at Red Lily to the tune of 28 million kilocalories. That’s the calculated amount of sunlight energy this stretch of Applegate will no longer absorb once Red Lily’s former field of Himalayan blackberries is replaced by thousands of tall native trees casting their protective shadows onto the river.

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