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The People and The Place

How often can you see and experience an estuary or place through the eyes of four individuals who have devoted their lives to understanding, exploring, studying and protecting the Salmon River estuary. Join Dan Bottom, Melany and Duncan Berry, and Conrad Gowell at TWC’s Westwind weekend. Dan Bottom Dan Bottom has served as a fishery research biologist in

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The Magic of Westwind Could Not Keep Pixieland Alive

Salmon thrive after removal of legacy amusement park Pixieland opened in 1969 with the great hopes of being the next Disneyland. Creation of the amusement park required building a dike to surround the property to protect it from flooding by the Salmon River, Otis Oregon. Just four years later, Pixieland closed leaving behind buildings, parking

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Get Gifty with The Wetlands Conservancy

ARE YOU STUMPED ON WHAT TO GIVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS? TWC is ready to save you from the last minute shopping! LOOKING FOR A GIFT FOR YOUR CHILD, NIECE, NEPHEW OR BEST LITTLE FRIEND? There is no better way to win best partner, mom, dad, best friend award then a winter weekend escape to Camp Westwind.

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Mid Coast Eco Tour

Watch salmon spawn, explore a beaver lodge and learn about the importance of beaver creek estuary.  Starting at Brian Booth state park on Ona Beach, walk out to the mouth of the river and discover how sand berms effect the salmon in the estuary.  Then take a trip into the beaver creek system to explore

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Mud Slough Birding and Flower Tour

Willamette Valley wet prairies are among the most endangered habitat types in the state of Oregon, and among the rarest of North American ecosystems. Come tour Mud Slough Wetland with wetland banker Mark Knaupp and TWC Executive Director Esther Lev.  Over the past 24 years Mark has restored 550 acres of Willamette Valley Prairie Wetland. 

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