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Bear Creek

  • Dominick DellaSala stands on a bridge with his bike as he overlooks Bear Creek on June 15, 2021.
    April Ehrlich
    JPR News
    The Almeda Fire last year followed a creekside forest running through several Southern Oregon towns, destroying thousands of homes along the way. But in this greenway, fire offers a new beginning.
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    Last summer, the City of Medford partnered with nonprofit Rogue Retreat to establish an urban campground on private property for homeless people living along the Bear Creek Greenway. The lease on the campground ends at the end of this year. As winter comes on, organizers are struggling to find a place for residents to go.