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Wednesday photo of the week: paddling

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Canoeing on The Willamette

Late afternoon on a warm August day, my son and I drove from our SW Portland neighborhood to Willamette Park, along the Willamette River in the SW Waterfront. We found the group of people we were meeting near the boat … Continue reading

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Columbia Slough Regatta 2012

Toward the end of July, the Columbia Slough Watershed Council had their annual Regatta. Patrick and I joined some friends for a short canoe trip on the slough. The only wildlife we saw was a single Red-tailed Hawk.

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Water bugs at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park

On July 17, Patrick and I joined a group with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for a water bug program at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park in NE Portland. Did we find any bugs? Of course we did, and some tiny … Continue reading

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Canoeing at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park

This was Patrick and my first time at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park () in NE Portland, in mid-May. It is part of the Columbia Slough, and hence the place that the Columbia Slough Watershed Council uses a lot for environmental education. … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: canoeing

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Wednesday photo of the week: frog seeker

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Frog Tour in Gresham with Columbia Slough Watershed Council

On the evening of April 11, Patrick and I joined a group of other families in Gresham to hunt for frogs. The outing was put on by the Columbia Slough Watershed Council, and they got Gresham city ecologist Laura Guderyahn … Continue reading

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Upcoming activities with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council

Patrick and I signed up for the frog event: Watershed Walk Sat, Mar 31, 9am – 11am Kenton Park (NE corner), N Brandon & N Argyle, Portland Explore your watershed on a 4.6 mile walking tour guided by Executive Director … Continue reading

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Slough Tour: Water Flow, January 19th

Via the CSWC: Slough Tour: Water Flow Jan 19, 4-5pm Multnomah County Drainage Districts, 1880 NE Elrod Dr, Portland OR 97211 Learn about the history of water control in the Portland area and get an up-close look at the people, … Continue reading

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