Category Archives: Stories

Worth a Dam

May 25th, 2016 7-9 pm at Oregon Public House Village Ballroom Come join us for a beer and celebrate wetlands and beavers of the West. Beaver, our beloved state animal is woefully misunderstood and blamed for many of our urban water issues.  Dr. Heidi Perryman formed Worth A Dam to defend the beavers in her

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A New Tradition, Westwind Reflections

On a very rainy Friday in late February, 65 people stood staring up at me as I made some final announcements from the back of a truck.  The trees were dripping and the puddles were getting bigger by the second. We were about to embark on the last leg of our journey to Camp Westwind, no more

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How to Survive the Spring Rains! Find Your Closest Wetland

Putting on your rain boots, tromping through tall grasses, searching and exploring the squishy world of wetlands will inspire both your kids and your sense of wonder. Wetlands play a role in your everyday life cleaning and collecting water, but sometimes we forget to seek them out as nature’s playground.  After a recent hike at

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#mywetland Photo Contest

 For the Whole Month of May Share your love, share your photos!     Share your photos with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Tag us! Twitter tag @oregonwetlands  Instagram tag @wetlandsconservancy Facebook tag @thewetlandsconservancy Use our hashtag #mywetland There are lots of ways to celebrate this month find out how!        

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Wildflower and Birding Tour at Mud Slough

What: Mud Slough wetland tour. Terrain is flat and may be muddy When: June 1st, 2016 9:00 am- 4:00 pm Transportation: We will announce a Portland central meeting point prior to the trip and then jump in to vans to visit the wetlands. Willamette Valley wet prairies are among the most endangered habitat types in the

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