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Category Archives: Events

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 amphibian egg mass monitors needed!

Pull on chest waders, grab a spoon wade into the water, and learn how to search for frog and salamander egg masses! As a trained wildlife monitor, you will collect data that helps us and Metro’s Conservation team show how well restoration efforts are working on local preserves. The information collected from our volunteer resident

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Change the World

We are kicking off our partnership with The Oregon Public House with a party! Join us for some food, drinks and festivities. We are really excited to be one of the featured nonprofits for the next 6 months!

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Egg Mass Monitor Training

If you are interested in becoming an egg mass monitor for Metro, Clean Water Services, or the Wetlands conservancy, this training is for you. Learn about frog and salamander monitoring in the region, natural area restoration, amphibian identification techniques, how the field protocol works (and how much fun it is!), safety, and logistics. Attendees can

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