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Light in the Forest: Poole Slough

TWC is improving forest health and wildlife habitat quality of the forest lands of our Upper Yaquina Preserve, in Poole Slough, Newport Oregon. This exciting project that began in June includes thinning the over abundant conifers and creating snags and wildlife trees in portions of the preserve forest lands. By removing some Douglas-fir, other conifers

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A Promise Made True

Freida Fuller made a promise to her husband before he died that she would save the large trees at their Beaver Creek home. Frieda sought out TWC’s Paul Engelmeyer who introduced her to Oregon State Parks. In 2011, Oregon State Parks created a life estate for Freida and her second husband George Ehlers. Today, George

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The Volunteer Effect

12 Oregon State University students spent a day working at The Wetlands Conservancy Starr Creek Oxbow in Alsea Bay Preserve.   It was sobering to see the amount of trash littered throughout the forest and Alsea Bay shores. After finding a lone flip flop about every 100 feet as well as Styrofoam bits even more

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