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Find your wetland spirit plant on one of our preserves!

Which wetland plant are you?   All of the wetland plants have personalities, just like each of our preserves!  Come out and experience first-hand just how special wetlands are through the personalities of unique wetland plants!   Horsetail— The Old Soul Are you loyal, dependable, and humble?  If so, you are a horsetail.  This ancient plant

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Water quality project by our international volunteer, Ana Blandon

This past Saturday marks the close of a wonderful partnership with Mount Hood Community College’s SEED (Scholarships for Education and Economic Development) program.  The students from this program have volunteered at our Gresham Meadowlands preserve five times over the past two years.  They have been hard-working, fun-loving and dedicated volunteers! The SEED program supports projects for international students–one

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Spring amphibian surveys are underway!

This spring, with the help of amphibian expert Katie Holzer, our urban land stewards Megan and Kaegan have launched an amphibian survey program to monitor amphibian populations on six of our urban preserves.  Together, they trained and developed a dedicated amphibian survey team of about 20 people for a season-long search for the egg masses

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