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Wild in the city : a guide to Portland's natural areas

Author: Michael C Houck; M J Cody; Oregon Historical Society.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Oregon Historical Society Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Provides information about more than 85 natural areas in the Portland metro area which allows the reader to explore the urban wilderness. This work also includes a checklist of birds.

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael C Houck; M J Cody; Oregon Historical Society.
ISBN: 0875952739 9780875952734
OCLC Number: 43798549
Description: xiv, 433 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: A Sense of Place --
River City / Robin Cody --
Life on the Edge / Bob Wilson --
Hometown / Tom McAllister, David Marshall --
What Makes a Place? / Ethan Seltzer --
The Emerald Compass / Joe Poracsky --
Oceans, Volcanoes, and Cataclysms / Marshall Gannett --
No Vacancy / Robert Michael Pyle --
Coyote in the Field / Kim Stafford --
Map of Regional Watersheds and Sites --
Map of Regional Trails and Greenways --
Lower Willamette River Watershed --
The Changing Fortunes of the Lower Willamette River --
Molalla River State Park --
Upper Willamette Narrows Paddle --
Camassia Preserve --
Mary S. Young State Park --
Tryon Creek and Lake Oswego Area --
Tryon Creek State Park --
Trillium, the Little Western Flower --
Marshall Park --
Under the Sweet Gum Tree --
Beth Ryan Nature Reserve --
Bryant Woods Nature Park/Canal Acres Natural Area --
Elk Rock Island and Spring Park --
Mt. Scott and Kellogg Creeks --
North Clackamas District Park --
Sellwood Riverfront Park --
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge --
Fall: A Berry Special Season --
Mosquitoes: What's the Buzz? --
Portland, City of Herons --
Willamette Park --
Willamette Butterfly Park --
Bright Butterflies, Big City --
Paddling: Ross Island Loop --
South Park Blocks --
Willamette Greenway Connection to 40-Mile Loop --
Portland's Greenway Movement: From Olmsted and the 40-Mile Loop to Metropolitan Greenspaces --
40-Mile Loop: Terwilliger Parkway through Forest Park --
George Himes Nature Park --
Marquam Nature Trail --
The Lands of the Wildwood Trail --
Washington Park --
Hoyt Arboretum --
Pittock Mansion Acres Park --
Forest Park --
Slip Slidin' Away --
Macleay Park and Balch Creek Canyon --
Audubon Society of Portland Sanctuaries --
Portland, City of Mosses --
Vaux's Swifts of Chapman School --
Portland Bridge Walks --
Fremont Bridge Peregrines --
Starlings --
Wildlife of the Northwest Industrial Area --
Rooftop Garden Tour --
Squirrels of Park and Forest --
Willamette Cove --
Mt. Tabor Park --
Tualatin River Watershed --
The Tualatin Basin --
Jackson Bottom Wetland Preserve --
Fernhill Wetlands --
Clacking Sticks --
It's the Berries ... and Seeds and Nuts --
Hyland Forest Park --
Brookhaven Park and Lowami Hart Woods Park --
Bethany Lake Park --
Willow Creek --
Willow Creek Nature Park --
Blackberries: A Thorny Issue --
Salix Park --
Autumn Arachnids --
Masked Marauders --
Snug Bugs --
Apache Bluff Wetland --
Bunnies and Briers --
Brown's Ferry Park --
Atfalati Park --
Moles and Gophers --
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge --
Tualatin Hills Nature Park --
Jordan Park --
Fanno Creek --
Oregon Episcopal School Marsh --
Vista Brook Park --
A Bee? Or Not a Bee? --
Koll Center Wetlands --
A Hoover Hog by Any Other Name: The Opossum --
Summerlake Park --
Cook Park --
The Freeway Falcon --
Clackamas River Watershed --
Clackamas River Watershed --
Eagle Fern Park --
Evergreen Ferns --
Salamanders --
Johnson Creek Watershed --
Johnson Creek Watershed --
Gresham Main City Park --
Gresham Butte --
Gresham Pioneer Cemeteries --
Time Stains of the Plant World --
Jenne Butte --
Butler Creek Greenway and Johnson Creek --
Powell Butte Nature Park --
Bundy Park --
Leach Botanical Garden --
Beggars-Tick Wildlife Refuge --
Zenger Farm --
Reflections and Techniques of an Odonate Watcher --
Tideman Johnson Park --
Reed College Canyon --
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens --
Cold Feet, Warm Heart --
Columbia Slough Watershed --
Columbia Slough--A Land in Transition --
Gresham-Fairview Trail --
Blue Lake Regional Park --
Chinook Landing Marine Park --
Big Four Corners Wetlands and 40-Mile Loop Access --
40-Mile Loop Trailhead and Canoe Launch --
Little Four Corners and Prison Pond --
Johnson Lake and Woodlands --
Whitaker Ponds --
Children's Arboretum --
Heron Lakes Golf Course --
Herons of Portland--Stalking the Stalkers --
Great Blue Herons: Their Status and Natural History --
Smith and Bybee Lakes --
Tracking Mammals --
Kelley Point Park --
St. Johns Landfill Canoe Launch --
Peninsula Crossing Trail --
Lower Columbia River --
Sauvie Island --
Wapato Access Greenway State Park Trail --
Howell Territorial Park and Howell Lake --
Bald is Beautiful --
Coon Point Viewpoint --
Oak Island Trail --
Warrior Rock Lighthouse Trail --
The Columbia River Gorge National Wildlife Refuges Steigerwald Lake, Franz Lake, and Pierce Refuges --
Clark County Marine Park Wetlands --
Pussy Willows --
Vancouver Lake Lowlands --
Vancouver Lake and Frenchman's Bar County Parks, Shillapoo and Vancouver Lake Wildlife Areas and Sewage Pond, and the Bridgeport Dairy Unit of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge --
Clark County Canoe Trip --
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge --
A Flock by Any Other Name --
Sandy River Watershed --
Sandy River Watershed --
Oxbow Regional Park --
The Return of the Oncorhynchus --
Trees, Winter Strategies --
Clark County Watersheds --
Clark County Watersheds and Trails --
Beaver Marsh Nature Preserve --
Meadowbrook Marsh and North Meadowbrook Marsh --
Discovery Trail --
Ellen Davis Trail --
Salmon Creek Greenway, Salmon Creek Park --
Spider Slayers and Caterpillar Killers --
Whipple Creek Park --
Lacamas Lake Park --
La Center Bottoms --
Wild Calendar.
Responsibility: edited by Michael C. Houck and M.J. Cody.

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