As water in our wetlands starts to recede from summer heat, beavers start to get busy, building dams. It is also the time of year when juvenile beavers leave their…
Metro Regional Parks
All Metro parks and boat ramps are open. All restrooms are closed. All playground areas are closed.
Portland Parks & Recreation
All parks, natural areas, and trails remain open for use. Please follow ALL public health guidelines and maintain 6 feet of physical distancing with other park and trail users, including PP&R staff who are out working.
Photo by Bill Marshal
The Wetlands Conservancy engages people through outreach, education and hands-on restoration to explore the role that wetlands play in the health and livability of their community, including thriving wildlife populations. Through the enhancement of our wetlands we are continually learning, experimenting and adapting— to best understand how our wetlands can thrive as conditions change. In collaboration with partners, we educate the public about the values of wetlands, water resource conservation and restoration. We collect and share the stories of Oregon’s greatest wetlands, inviting people of all ages and parts of Oregon to participate.
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We rolled out of our sleeping bags at 5 a.m. and stumbled down to the Cape Perpetua camp ground parking lot with the hopes of hearing and seeing Marbled Murrelets, as they flew…