Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) employee clearing brush and grass around seed orchard. Dorena Project in the 1960s. Dorena Genetic Resource Center, Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Photo and caption by: Jerry Barnes Date: c.1965
Credit: USDA Forest Service, Region 6, Umpqua National Forest, Dorena Genetic Resource Center. Source: Gerald Barnes 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.