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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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National Wetlands Month Bike Tour

      Celebrate Bikes & Wetlands! Raise money for TWC! Tour Portland’s largest urban wetland! Eat a delicious picnic sponsored by Whole Foods Greenway! What: 14.7 miles of bike riding with TWC and Pedal Bike Tours, moderate difficulty, some minor hills. When: Sunday May 22nd 10am – 2pm Where: A meet up location will

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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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Volunteer Greenhouse Work Party in Coos Bay Area

The Coos Watershed Association is partnering with a local girl scout to transform an old calving barn into a greenhouse on Matson Creek Wetland Preserve.  The space is already within the fenced area of the native plant nursery and will significantly increase the capacity to grow and store plants for restoration projects and native plant

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Save The Date!

Wetlands & Wellies 2019

Thursday November 14th 6:30pm

Coopers Hall

Tickets On Sale September 3rd