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Tribal Member Linda Meanus Writes About Our Connection to Water

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

In her first book, My Name is LaMoosh, Linda Meanus, a Warm Springs Tribal Elder,… Continue Reading Tribal Member Linda Meanus Writes About Our Connection to Water

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Comunidades: Amplifying Voices for Environmental and Social Justice

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

Comunidades is doing wonderful work. The nonprofit organization led by Columbia Riverkeeper Ubaldo Hernández is… Continue Reading Comunidades: Amplifying Voices for Environmental and Social Justice

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Changing Currents: Working for Water

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

In August of 2023, the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians’ Changing Currents program hosted its… Continue Reading Changing Currents: Working for Water

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The Humble Caddisfly Helps Clean Our Rivers

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

Have you ever noticed small tubes of pebbles in the river? Those are the cocoons… Continue Reading The Humble Caddisfly Helps Clean Our Rivers

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Beavers Help Slow Wildfires

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

You may already know that beavers have many positive impacts on their local river, but… Continue Reading Beavers Help Slow Wildfires

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Water Ouzel or The American Dipper

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

The American Dipper, also known as a Water Ouzel, is unique in being one of… Continue Reading Water Ouzel or The American Dipper

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Fish-Friendly Culverts

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

An initiative is underway in Oregon and several other states that aims to upgrade outdated… Continue Reading Fish-Friendly Culverts

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Endangered Plant Makes a Comeback

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

Nelson’s checker-mallow was listed as an endangered species in 1993 due to habitat loss from… Continue Reading Endangered Plant Makes a Comeback

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Underwater Fungi

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

Professors in Southern Oregon have discovered a mushroom with true gills, thriving underwater in the… Continue Reading Underwater Fungi

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A Poem by Maritza Oropeza Kritz

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

Maritza Oropeza Kritz is volunteer, educator, and ambassador for Latino Outdoors. We love her poem… Continue Reading A Poem by Maritza Oropeza Kritz

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Stormwater Art by Kanaan Kanaan

By Follow the Water / January 16, 2024

Drink in the beautiful fusion of art and water culture! Artist Kanaan Kanaan worked on… Continue Reading Stormwater Art by Kanaan Kanaan

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Water Artist: Gabriel Liston

By Follow the Water / December 27, 2023

Gabriel Liston is an artist and illustrator documenting water history and domestic life. Overlands, his… Continue Reading Water Artist: Gabriel Liston

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Silver Falls State Park

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

The largest and most visited state park here in Oregon is Silver Falls State Park!… Continue Reading Silver Falls State Park

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Sparks Lake

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

Sparks Lake is a beautiful and serene lake located in the Deschutes National Forest in… Continue Reading Sparks Lake

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Sauvie Island

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

It’s prime time for a visit to Sauvie Island, Portland’s beloved swim spot for the… Continue Reading Sauvie Island

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Lacamas Regional Park

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

Have you ever been to Lacamas Regional Park in Camas, Washington? We’re big fans of… Continue Reading Lacamas Regional Park

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Owyhee Desert

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

Did you know that the Owyhee Desert is one of the darkest places in the… Continue Reading Owyhee Desert

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Harris Beach State Recreation Area

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

Harris Beach State Recreation Area is located on the rugged south coast of Brookings, Oregon.… Continue Reading Harris Beach State Recreation Area

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Cape Disappointment

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

Cape Disappointment doesn’t disappoint! Take a trip to the clashing waves and the immersive ocean.… Continue Reading Cape Disappointment

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Oswald West State Park

By Follow the Water / October 3, 2023

Oswald West State Park offers multiple trails that connect to the Pacific Ocean near Seaside,… Continue Reading Oswald West State Park

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