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Dragonflies and damselflies with Celeste Searles Mazzacano

Dragonflies and damselflies with Celeste Searles Mazzacano

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Feb 26, 2015 02:27 PM |

Entomologist Celeste Searles Mazzacano presented our February Nature Night on Oregon's dragonflies and damselflies. Enjoy slides from her presentation and find her suggested resources to learn more about these fascinating insects in our region.

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From our wildlife camera: Cougars in Central Oregon

From our wildlife camera: Cougars in Central Oregon

Posted by Karly Hedrick at Feb 10, 2015 10:20 AM |

Check out stunning sightings of cougars on our Land Trust Preserve wildlife cameras. Learn more about these gorgeous creatures from volunteer and wildlife expert, Gary Gustafson.

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Geology of Central Oregon's Cascades

Geology of Central Oregon's Cascades

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Jan 29, 2015 01:10 PM |

Geologist Daniele McKay presented our January Nature Night on the Geology of Central Oregon's Cascades. Enjoy the slides from her presentation and find her suggested resources to learn more about our region's geology.

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Conserving Whychus Creek: a home builder's perspective

Conserving Whychus Creek: a home builder's perspective

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Jan 21, 2015 11:40 AM |

Land Trust supporter and Sisters business owner Chuck Newport talks about the economic benefits of protecting and restoring Whychus Creek at places like Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.

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High water at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

High water at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

Posted by Karly Hedrick at Jan 09, 2015 01:20 PM |

The recent Whychus Creek flood created one of the biggest high water events we've seen in recent years. Learn more about what caused it and why it's good for Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.

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