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Sep 2, 2010
In case you slept through your alarm this morning, at 8:00 a.m. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife officials began taking local public comments on the state’s fledgling Wolf Conservation and...
Aug 27, 2010
Nature Inspires Art We’re way past chainsaw carvings here. The 2nd annual Nature Inspires Art gathering at Tryon Creek State Park features renderings from a dozen local artists working in a...
Aug 25, 2010
Inside this narrow Columbia River Gorge slot canyon there are undoubtedly patches of earth and rock that have never felt the sun’s rays. A fact that makes Oneonta Gorge an ideal hideout to scurry...
Aug 24, 2010
Things To Do
Back in May I wrote about the Leach Botanical Gardens and the Portland Audubon Society’s Educational Birds as part of the magazine’s family summer fun guide.
Without a doubt, both options are...
Aug 23, 2010
If you’re still bummed that you missed out on the official Banff Mountain Film Festival tour back in April, chin up; the adrenaline-fueled festival’s rowdy little brother, the Radical Reels Tour,...
Aug 20, 2010
RiverFest 2010 RiverFest gets underway this morning with a wicked-cold endurance swim relay and a community paddle put on by the Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership. (If you get a chance,...
Aug 19, 2010
Take note bocce ballers: you’ve got a new park to call your own.
Welcome to Elizabeth Caruthers Park. Named after an early pioneer woman who settled in the southern part of the city during the...
Aug 18, 2010
News and Notes
Things you’ve done in order to conserve water this summer: upgraded to high-efficiency appliances, xeriscaped the lawn, and hung a stopwatch in the shower. You won’t even flush the toilet—unless,...
Aug 17, 2010
Of all the reasons to visit Opal Creek—the immense, 1,000-year-old trees; the Ancient Forest Center; the waterfalls; the remains of the historic mining community, Jawbone Flats; the spotted owl;...
Aug 16, 2010
Portland-based humanitarian organization Mercy Corps are helping to sew the seeds to peace in North Korea, one Oregon apple tree at a time.
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