Tremaine Arkley

Tremaine serves oOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAn several non profit boards which focus on environmental and land use issues. He is also active in local arts and other organizations. Tremaine graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Philosophy.  He and his wife Gail spent the following decade working in NYC & Chicago in social services and publishing, and living in Paris, North Cornwall and other places throughout Europe. Returning to Oregon he and Gail started restoring the land on their 25 acre 120+ year old farm on the bench of American Bottom in Polk County, bringing it back to its natural state with vernal ponds, wet and dry prairies, and diverse native plantings. It remains a continual work in progress. Tremaine serves on several non profit boards which focus on environmental and land use issues. He is also active in local arts and other organizations.