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Urban Beavers, Dam Removals, Sandcastle Contest, and Photogeology Tour

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local | Land | Animals | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Water | Oregon Field Guide

Portland Area Learns To Live With Urban Beavers

There's a beaver boom all around Portland. Local agencies let them stay where they are.

Sustainability | Energy | Land use | local | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Dam Removals

In the past decade, several high-profile dam removals have happened in the Northwest.

Oregon Field Guide

Family Fun and Tradition at the Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest

Follow the Jessop family as they compete in the 51st annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest.

Oregon Field Guide

Photogeology

A tour of the stunning Jordan Craters and Leslie Gulch as we learn about Oregon geology.

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Desert Frogs, Halfway Calendar and Snowkiting (2705)

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Major Support Provided By:
William K. Blount Family
Carol and Velma Saling Foundation

Additional Support Provided By:
Coit Family Foundation
Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
Christine and David Vernier
Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy.

Special thanks for support by:
The Roundhouse Foundation, Nonnie Cole, Barbara Emily Knudsen Charitable Foundation, Bonnie and Peter Reagan, Dr. Andrew McIvor and Dr. Maura Conlon McIvor