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Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon

Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon


Before medical school, Dr. Izakson worked for a dozen years as a staffer and freelance environmental reporter for newspapers, magazines and on-line media. her work was recognized with awards from the Maine Press Association and the Oregon Society of Professional Journalists. She published book chapters in Feeling the Heat: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Climate Change (Routledge, 2004) and Green Living: The E Magazine Handbook for Living Lightly on the Earth (Plume, 2005). She remains a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists and currently is working on a book about gardening with medicinal plants called GardenMedicine.

For links to health stories, click here.

For links to environmental stories, click here.

For links to gardening resources, click here

For links to books I recommend, click here.

Internet Resources:

celilo? what’s that?

celilo falls per wikipedia

celilo falls, columbia inter-tribal fish commission

more on celilo falls

oregon historical society on celilo falls

Plant medicines:

alaskan flower essences

bach flower essences

endangered woodland flower essences

FES flower essences

Pharmacopia Herbals

Avena Botanicals

Eclectic Institute


garden medicine

garden gallery

Good food, good nutrition:

Local Harvest, a national guide to farmers’ markets, farms and CSAs.

Eat Well Guide, another national source for clean, local food.

Linus Pauling Institute nutrition information

NIH nutrition fact sheets

nutrition data website

USDA food sources of nutrients

vitamin d council

weston price foundation

Health and safety

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, including recipes for nontoxic, home-made alternatives

World Association for Vaccine Education lists ingredients in common vaccines.

Naturopathic training and licensing:

what is naturopathic medicine?

national college of natural medicine

natural medicine textbooks

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine

University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine

Bastyr University

The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine

North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners

Oregon Board of Naturopathic Examiners

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians

Herbal training and accreditation:

American Herbalists Guild

Columbines School of Botanical Studies

Arctos School of Herbal and Botanical Studies

Elderberry School of Botanical Medicine

Cascadia Folk Medicine

Southwest School of Botanical Medicine

Breitenbush Herbal Conference

Northwest Herb Fest

Henriette’s Herbal Homepage

Other training:

New England School of Homeopathy

Plant Stem Cell Therapy

Health of Business, Business of Health


environmental health news

My other websites:

orna izakson (dot) com

gardenmedicine (dot) com

When in doubt, read a book. Browse here, but please buy from your local independent bookstore. Two of my favorites are Powell’s Books in Portland, Oregon and Title Wave Books in Anchorage, Alaska.

Permaculture books at Powell’s.

Organic gardening books at Powell’s.

Medicinal herb gardening at Powell’s. More herb gardening at Powell’s.

Herbal medicine books at Powell’s. Holistic and alternative medicine books at Powell’s.

Homeopathy books at Powell’s.

Natural medicine.

Sneak peek at Celilo 2.0.

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