HabiChats! The Land-Sea Connection in Coastal Conservation

HabiChats! The Land-Sea Connection in Coastal Conservationwith Paul Engelmeyer, Ten Mile Sanctuary Manager Register Dive into the complexities of coastal conservation with Paul Engelmeyer.  Paul will draw upon years of experience to share a range of coastal Oregon issues, and the landscape conservation and partnership efforts required to address them. This presentation will touch on…

HabiChats! Beavers: the Ultimate Ecosystem Engineers

HabiChats! Beavers: The Ultimate Ecosystem Engineerswith Brian Bangs, Aquatic Ecologist with USFWS Register Beavers are simply fascinating and underappreciated.  Brian will share some basic beaver biology and describe how their dam-building and tree-felling influence ecological processes, and the role they play in Western Oregon. Brian is a fish biologist with Oregon Dept. of Fish and…

Living River Exploration Day

Living River Exploration Days at Green Island Dias de Exploracion del Rio Vivo en Green Island English Español English Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re…

Living River Exploration Day

Living River Exploration Days at Green Island Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, join…

Living River Exploration Day

Living River Exploration Days at Green Island Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, join…

HabiChats! Blood-sucking vampires or alluring fishes? Insights into Oregon Lampreys

HabiChats! Blood-sucking vampires or alluring fishes? Insights into Oregon Lampreys Lampreys are a group of ancient fishes with no jaws, paired fins, or bones. Are they blood-sucking vampires to be reviled or are they alluring fishes? Their seeming “alien” appearance and cryptic behavior can lead to fear and ignorance. Ann and Ben will describe the…

HabitChats: Fish Recovery and Recent Delistings under the Federal ESA in Oregon

HabiChats! Fish Recovery and Recent Delistings under the Federal ESA in Oregon   There are 1,600 species listed under the endangered species act, and 160 of those are fish. Four fish have been removed from the endangered species list, and remarkably all occur in Oregon. Fish biologist, Brian Bangs will share how we set these…

Green Island Open Exploration Days

Green Island Open Exploration Day Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, Green Island will…