Courtney Flatt

Recent Stories

Uprooting an Invasive Ribbon Grass on the Metolius River

Ribbon Grass growing along Oregons Metolius River is aesthetically pleasing, but it edged out acres of native sedges and wildflowers to get there. EarthFixs Courtney Flatt reports on how this invasive plant has affected the rivers ecosystem and what locals and state groups are doing to pull and poison the weed.

Outdoor Workers and Climate Change

Adapting to a future of rising temperatures won't be so easy for people who can't make a living indoors during the summer. What does this mean for workers who harvest our crops in the increasingly hot sun? Washington is one of the few states that requires employers take heat into account as they provide safe working conditions.