Are Oregonians asking too much of the Columbia River Gorge?
I've long given up keeping it on my head, though it was handed to me during a stern safety briefing ... collecting all the crud in the air just as it does everything in the water. In summer it gets Portland's offal; in winter it gets what comes from ...
The Kindness of Beavers
Everyone in the neighborhood knew where the beaver pond was, and occasionally would stop to take a look at it, or remove the trees the beavers dropped across the road instead of into their pond ... to return home during the day to do things - make sure ...
8 Cheap and Awesome Things to Do with Kids in DC
During the 1 1/2-hour ride ... Listen to the bullfrogs and watch for turtles sunbathing and crayfish burrowing mud chimneys to escape from turtles and birds, and the beaver dams. Beavers like to dine on the water lilies, which is why the most expensive ...
Beavers remain a pest
Not only do beavers create wetland ecosystems where other wildlife live, but the trees they kill allow woodpeckers, herons and ospreys to perch and build nests. Last summer, beaver dams helped during ... into the mud to save as food for the winter.
Marine Life Series: River Otters of a Mill Pond
Historically, otters depended on the services of beavers ... go completely unnoticed for most of the year. Their dens are underground on the river bank. During the summer the dens have two entrances, one above the water line and one below. During the ...