Category Archives: Stories

Mosquitoes in the Summer

Are you thinking about mosquitoes as you plan your summer adventures and outings? Do wetlands mean there will be more mosquitoes? Not necessarily. A healthy, flourishing wetland often provides many natural predators of mosquitoes.  Birds, bats, fish, amphibians, dragonflies, and copepods all feed on mosquitoes in their various life stages.  Oftentimes, artificial containers (pet bowls,

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2018 Photo Contest Winners

Photo Category: Furry Not So Furry Friends “I was volunteering at Malheur, engaging guests at the Visitor’s Center during April and May. At least a few times people asked me what are those large flocks of birds with the long bills? “They look really black!”  I would respond that they are describing the White-faced Ibis,

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13th Annual Marbled Murrelet Community Science Survey

Join the 13th annual Marbled Murrelet community science survey on a spectacular stretch of Oregon’s coast near Yachats, Oregon. Training will be provided, so no prior experience is needed. This year, we are offering two separate training sessions – join us for one or both, if you’d like. Session 1- July 19/20th Session 2- July

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Nature Based Solutions: Portland’s Green Streets

In March the UN published the World Water Report, a 100 page document, showcasing the need to change our normal global water management practices to start to embrace “nature-based solutions” in order to keep up with the demand for fresh water.  “Nature-based solutions” include things like protecting and installing wetlands to soak up flood waters,

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Wetlands & Wellies 2019

Thursday November 14th 6:30pm

Coopers Hall

 

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