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Aug 13, 2010
News and Notes
Because I sometimes zip myself into neoprene and paddle out into the ocean in search of waves, I try hard not to think about what might be swimming around underneath me. A task made infinitely...
Aug 6, 2010
Nature After Hours Want to see Mother Nature shake her groove thing? Of course you do. So skip your happy hour plans downtown tonight and make a break for Tryon Creek State Park where you’re...
Aug 3, 2010
Give back to the dusty trails your hiking boots helped disrupt this summer. Volunteer with the Mount St. Helens Institute and get your trail karma back in line.
With more than 500 miles of trails...
Jul 30, 2010
Mount Tabor Two weeks from now, the PDX Adult Soapbox Derby will bomb its way down the winding blacktop roadway atop Mount Tabor. (Not that we here at the office have been counting down the days...
Jul 26, 2010
Alexandra Cousteau may have crisscrossed the globe with her legendary grandfather Jacques Cousteau, and her equally famous father, Philippe Cousteau, but before last week, she had never visited...
Jul 23, 2010
Chehalem Ridge Acquired back in January, the 1,100-acre, Chehalem Ridge Natural Area, near Forest Grove, is the largest open space ever to be snapped up by Metro’s bond measures. Which means, it...
Jul 22, 2010
The Muddy Boot subscribes to very few hard-and-fast rules in life. One such principle, however, is, if you spot a kid selling lemonade by the curb for a quarter, you buy some. Fresh-squeezed. Pink...
Jul 21, 2010
When it comes to showing big love for Forest Park, you’d be hard-pressed to find any group more passionate about the park’s advocacy than the Forest Park Conservancy.
Since 1989, FPC has helped...
Jul 19, 2010
Look up “cool” in the dictionary, and right there next to Steve McQueen, you’ll find a picture of Jacques Cousteau.*
Legendary underwater explorer, inspirational conservationist, inventor of...
Jul 16, 2010
Portland Highland Games Men: How much do you know about yourself if you’ve never attempted to heave a 20-foot, near 200-pound wooden pole into the air while outfitted in a flowing plaid kilt?...
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