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Douglas Deur

Based on the Oregon coast, Douglas Deur is a lifelong native plant user devoted to sharing information about the rich biological and cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest. A research professor at Portland State University, he serves as cultural ecologist for American tribes and Canadian First Nations, and for the National Park Service and other agencies.

With Nancy Turner, he coedited Keeping It Living, the first book-length treatment of Native American plant cultivation traditions in the Pacific Northwest.