Outdoor Recreation and Land Stewardship for Veterans in Douglas County, OR

Source One Serenity's mission is to empower veterans to regain their purpose and build the community. Our programs: Outdoor Activities and Land Stewardship.

 Nature is our partner to heal, to bond and to thrive.

The Healing Power of Nature

We offer outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, fishing and white water rafting.

Land Stewardship

As we enjoy our time along in the wilderness, we remember life is as fleeting as the water that flows bringing life into this valley and that we must all do our part to preserve nature's bounty.

"After just one weekend of fly-fishing in downpour, barbecuing juicy cutlets over a glowing bed of hot embers, being surrounded by one of the most magical forests of the N. Umpqua River; I can say with total conviction that I have regained a good bit of my mental peace and tranquility. Not only was the trip a spiritual journey, moreover I discovered a new family…"

Tobiah Carl Megavero, Post-9/11 veteran

Profound meetings with these two remarkable veterans

Frank Moore is a WWII veteran who after his deployment in Normandy in 1944 became a conservationist and land steward. He healed his unseen wounds from the war through the river, his fly rod and steelhead. By experiencing firsthand the healing power of nature, and the rebirth of his soul, he had a new mission to protect the magnificent gem, the North Umpqua River from heavy logging in the 60s and 70s. And he did…

What an honor to meet with Gary Zukav, a spiritual teacher and the author of four consecutive New York Times bestsellers! In his book, The Seat of the Soul, and in some of his interviews with Oprah Winfrey, he shared experiences and perceptions of his military service as a Green Beret in Vietnam.

WHAT'S NEW AT SOURCE ONE SERENITY


In Dec. 2022, the founders of Source One Serenity Rusty and Elena spent some time with The Oregon Files Podcast. During the interview, they explain how they started Source One Serenity and HealTerra, their core values, and their ongoing mission.

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elena@sourceoneserenity.org