Category Archives: salmon

Wednesday photo of the week: salmon in that there creek!

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Wednesday photo of the week: salmon homecoming

Note: this photo was taken by my wife

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Portland’s Salmon Celebration, May 12

From the Rivers Office.

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Oregon Wildlife needs your vote to decide which wildlife project gets $10K

Oregon Wildlife has a contest on Facebook with three wildlife projects – Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Willamette Riverkeeper, and Wallowa Resources – competing for a $10,000 grant. Click on the image to go to the contest and cast your vote by … Continue reading

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A walk on the east side (Springwater Corridor, Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, OMSI’s Salmon Walk)

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BOOK REVIEW: Selected nature titles from Dawn Publications

If you are interested in nature books for children, whether a parent or educator, those offered by Dawn Publications are the way to go. They recently sent me several titles, and they represent just some of the diversity of their … Continue reading

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Grant’s Getaways

Grant’s Getaways is a TV program produced by Travel Oregon, and several episodes look at places Patrick and I have been to: Oxbow Regional Park: Smith and Bybee Wetlands: Sauvie Island Wildlife Area: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve & Tualatin River … Continue reading

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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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Wednesday photo of the week: salmon viewing at Oxbow

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Salmon viewing at Oxbow Regional Park in Gresham

On October 23rd, Patrick and I visited Oxbow Regional Park in Gresham, east of Portland, to see spawning salmon in the Sandy River (pics). Metro naturalists and volunteers were on hand to at the river’s edge to help find salmon … Continue reading

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