Jerry Barnes visits Happy Camp sugar pine planting in June 1966, one month before the Dorena Center was initiated.
Photo by: Unknown Date: June 1966
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Region 6, Umpqua National Forest, Dorena Genetic Resource Center. Source: DRGC digital 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.