Some of the 30,000 (mostly conifer) seed lots stored in the seed freezer. Dorena Genetic Resource Center. Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Photo by: Richard Sniezko Date: June 27, 2006
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Region 6, Umpqua National Forest, Dorena Genetic Resource Center. Source: DRGC digital photo collection; courtesy Richard Sniezko, Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Dorena Genetic Resource Center (DGRC) is the USDA Forest Service's regional service center for genetics in the Pacific Northwest Region. Dorena houses disease resistance breeding programs for five-needled pines and Port-Orford-cedar, a native plant development program, and the National Tree Climbing Program. For additional photos of the DGRC program, see: www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r6/landmanagement/resourcemanageme...