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Talk about David Douglas, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, July 10th

From the RNWR/Plankhouse: The Cathlapotle Second Sunday Series continues with “David Douglas Among the Peoples of the Lower Columbia, 1825-1833″presented by Jack Nisbet at 12:30pm. Throughout the Pacific Northwest, Scottish naturalist David Douglas depended on the hospitality of local people … Continue reading

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Writer Jack Nisbet at Powell’s

Northwest writer Jack Nisbet will be at Powell’s in downtown Portland on January 10: Jack Nisbet first told the story of British explorer David Thompson, who mapped the Columbia River, in his acclaimed book Sources of the River: Tracking David … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: salamander

A thought: I looked at the animal resting in my palm. It raised its head very slowly, as if surfacing from underwater. White stars glistened from its moist, inky flanks. Its head wavered momentarily, then bounced up and down. The … Continue reading

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