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Get Gifty with The Wetlands Conservancy

ARE YOU STUMPED ON WHAT TO GIVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS? TWC is ready to save you from the last minute shopping! LOOKING FOR A GIFT FOR YOUR CHILD, NIECE, NEPHEW OR BEST LITTLE FRIEND? There is no better way to win best partner, mom, dad, best friend award then a winter weekend escape to Camp Westwind.

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What Can Beavers Do For You?

The Wetlands Conservancy has been a long time admirer of the North American Beaver, a keystone species that has the single greatest impact on promoting natural ecosystem function in wetlands and riparian areas. But beaver have not always been popular. The controversy tends to center around beavers impact on changing hydrology and flooding. Historically human’s

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Volunteer Trail Clearing at Apache Bluff

This summer, with the help of volunteer outreach coordinator extraordinaire, Alicia Heitzman, 13 people gathered together to clear the community trail at the Apache Bluff wetland preserve in Tualatin. We were able to clear large, heavy fallen trees off the trail, spiky invasive blackberries, and thick invasive grasses. We are 60 meters closer to a fully

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Green herons are nesting!

Everyone knows the story of the phoenix, a bird that dies or is burned but then rises again from the ashes. It is one of the best known bird myths of the western world. But did you know that the Egyptian hieroglyph for the bird appears to be a heron or egret? What luck to

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The ‘SEEDs’ of Change

After two years of volunteering with TWC, Mt Hood Community College SEED (Scholarships for Education and Economic Development) students are returning to their home countries. These students, from around the world, have worked with TWC land stewards Megan Garvey and Kaegan Scully Engelmeyer as part of their program studying natural resource management. For many of

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Save The Date!

Wetlands & Wellies 2019

Thursday November 14th 6:30pm

Coopers Hall

Tickets On Sale September 3rd