Don’t Miss March’s Wetland Wander: Wetland and Upland Soils with Soil Scientists Megan McGinnis and Victoria Moreno

Walk Leaders: Victoria is pictured on the left and Megan is pictured on the right. Megan McGinnis grew up in the Portland metro area enchanted by the landscapes of western Oregon. After she graduated with an M.S in Soil Science from Oregon State University, she took a 5-year sojourn to Montana where she worked on the Kootenai and Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forests. She returned to the...

August Wetland Wander

Thank you to Abby Colehour (in red) from the Long Tom Watershed Council for leading a lovely Wetland Wander at Coyote Creek South!  This wet prairie restoration site is now home to streaked horn larks, a federally listed threatened species, and will hopefully provide critical habitat for endangered red-legged frogs too. Abby toured us around the site and described the construction and...

February Wetland Wander

Wetland WanderTuesday, February 12th9-11 a.m. Join WREN and BLM staff for a 3-4 mile hike at See Sil site. See Sil is comprised of white and black oak Savanna, upland, and wet prairie ecosystems. We will talk about some of the recent projects, such as the prescribed burn, look for signs of the acorn woodpecker colony that inhabits the site, and explore other seasonal changes. Conditions are wet,...