Category Archives: reptiles

Wednesday photo of the week: Afton meet turtle

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BOOK: Basic Illustrated Guide to Frogs, Snakes, Bugs, and Slugs

FalconGuides has published a neat book for kids to learn about all those little critters they might come across when exploring outside. It is written and illustrated by John Himmelman, whose nature books we’ve enjoyed before (Mouse in a Meadow, … Continue reading

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TOUR: Koll Wetlands Snapping Turtle & Habitat Restoration Project, August 17

Via Oregon Wildlife: Interested in Oregon’s natural resources? Want a reason to get out of the house? Firsthand Oregon is a great excuse to get outside and learn about Oregon’s amazing wildlife and conservation challenges. The Approach: Small groups, led … Continue reading

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Oregon Wildlife lecture series videos

Oregon Wildlife has posted videos of some of their recent lecture series on YouTube. Wolverines in Oregon: Bats of the Northwest: Snakes of Oregon: Beavers: California & Stellar Sea Lions: Black Bears: Moose: Pikas: Red Tree Voles: Woodpeckers: Purple Martins:

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Salmon Festival at Multnomah Falls, November 6th

This would be great to go to, but that day Patrick and I will be herping at Tryon Creek State Park with The Wandering Herpetologist and then later I am heading to OMSI to see the Body Worlds exhibit. Via: … Continue reading

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Reptile and Amphibian Show at OMSI this weekend

Details here. Here’s a photo from last year’s show:

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Mr. Lizard at the Capitol Hill Library

Today we got to see Mr. Lizard and his collection of scaly creatures at the Capitol Hill Library (pictures). Our friends Jasper and Laura were there, too.

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Painted Turtle walk with Metro naturalist James Davis

Catherine took Patrick to Smith and Bybee Wetlands in north Portland on Saturday for a nature walk to find Western Painted Turtles. Metro naturalist James Luther Davis, author of The Northwest Nature Guide: Where to Go and What to See … Continue reading

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