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 Trail Stewardship.

 Outdoor Recreation

Nature is our partner

to heal, to bond and to thrive.

We offer outdoor activities such as walking, hiking, fishing, and white water rafting, providing opportunities for individuals to connect with nature and each other.

Trail Stewardship

Service with purpose, mission-driven, to preserve our trails on public lands.

Trail work events and projects like rebuilding Reynolds Shelter. Our efforts ensure that these natural spaces remain accessible and enjoyable for future generations.

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Peer Support

Connecting hearts,

uplifting lives.

Our new Peer Support program offers a safe space for sharing and encouragement.

"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



June 29, 2024


A Blend of Nature and Culture

In the Media


By Drew Winkelmaier, The News-Review, May 7, 2024

Source One Serenity founders met with veterans on May 7, 2024 to discuss a resource in the veteran community that has been lacking and one that is needed in Douglas County.

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By Drew Winkelmaier, The News-Review, May 25, 2024

Source One Serenity brought veterans together Friday to share their stories mere days before the rest of the country honors all who gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of their nation.

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