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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Citizen Science’ helps Natural Resources track endangered wildlife

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Citizen Science’ helps Natural Resources track endangered wildlife

by Bill Evans Citizen Science – research conducted by nonprofessional scientists – is a practice that THPRD’s Natural Resources staff is successfully using to keep track of regionally important animal species and pollinators. The reason THPRD’s in-house experts are entrusting “amateurs” with this important role is pretty straightforward, says Park Ranger Kyle Spinks. “If I […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Oregon Zoo camps get boost from Banfield Pet Hospital

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Oregon Zoo camps get boost from Banfield Pet Hospital

By Oregon Zoo Staff With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with black bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention sea otters, elephants and giraffes. The Oregon Zoo’s popular Nature Rangers spring break camps return March 26-30, and summer camps start June 13. Banfield Pet Hospital renewed its […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Deputy Rescues Dove

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Deputy Rescues Dove

By KPTV Staff Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy rescues dove A dove has been nursed back to health, thanks to a deputy with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Zach Majors responded to a call from a home in the Rock Creek community after a woman called to report a bird had followed her son […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton Couple Rescues Endangered Turtle on SW Washington Coast

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton Couple Rescues Endangered Turtle on SW Washington Coast

By KPTV Staff Every year, Beaverton couple Chad and Mickey Heidt go camping at Cape Disappointment on the southwest Washington coast. This year, their beach stroll turned into a desperate rescue mission. Chad recalls seeing something odd lying on the sand. “I saw something that just kind of looked out of the ordinary and I […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Shore Pine

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Shore Pine

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Pinus contorta var. contorta Soil Type: Adaptable, prefers dry Sunlight: Full to part sun Plant Type: Small tree Form: Irregular, broadly rounded Foliage: Evergreen needles Fruit/Flower: Cones Getting its common name (Shore Pine) from being adaptable and resilient enough to thrive along Pacific Northwest beaches, found up to 600 […]

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Photography Contest 2018 Monthly Photography Contest

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Photography Contest 2018 Monthly Photography Contest

Do you have a camera or smart phone? Do you enjoy taking awesome pictures? Do you live in the Beaverton area? The Beaverton Resource Guide would like to recognize amazing photography from everyday people in our community. Each month we will choose one winning photograph from all images submitted. Winning photographers will receive A $25 gift […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: District debuts array of outdoor fitness stations at Vista Brook Park

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: District debuts array of outdoor fitness stations at Vista Brook Park

by Bill Evans Working in the field for THPRD Park Maintenance, Mike Cero often notices park visitors using any apparatus they can find – soccer goals, park benches, play equipment and more – to assist their individual workout regimen. “Push-ups, pull-ups, box jumps,” he said, listing just a few of the exercises he sees people […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Abby, Employed at 5 Guys Burgers & Fries

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Abby, Employed at 5 Guys Burgers & Fries

By Dirkse CC Team Abby Monger is a kind, outgoing 22-year-old from Beaverton with abounding enthusiasm for life. She enjoys watching movies, dancing and listening to her favorite music. She is also someone who experiences Asperger’s syndrome; commonly referred to as a milder form of Autism, a complex developmental disability. According to The Autism Society, […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Rescued Sea Otter Pup Finds New Home

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Rescued Sea Otter Pup Finds New Home

By Oregon Zoo Staff A small but boisterous sea otter pup, orphaned last fall along the California coast, has taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo. The pup, rescued in late October by Monterey Bay Aquarium’s sea otter care team, was stranded in Morro Bay Harbor when he was less than 2 weeks old. Unable […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Northern Maidenhair Fern

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Northern Maidenhair Fern

Binomial Name: Adiantum Aleuticum Soil Type: Very moist to wet Sunlight: Full to part shade Form/Growth: Palmate leaves Plant Type: Perennial shrub Foliage: Semi-evergreen Flowering: No One of the most iconic images to00 the Pacific Northwest is the lush foliage of ferns growing in the shady understory of a verdant forest. Among the most common […]

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