Friends of the Southern Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuges
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While we are constantly bombarded by the news media and by concerned environmentalists about all of the damage humankind is doing to our planet, it’s encouraging to learn about all the many organizations that are fighting for our future. I’m thankful that we are not just having to sit back and watch others do this […]
Since the first time I walked an ocean shoreline in Sitka, Alaska, I have been fascinated by all the creatures I saw there. My children were even more fascinated than I was, so we spent a lot of time poking and prodding and picking up “creatures.” We even went so far as to bring some […]
Here’s an article that Loren Morris found in Forbes Magazine a couple of days ago. It’s a beautiful example of what we can do as concerned citizen scientists who are willing to volunteer our time and talents to making a positive impact on our environment. I hope you enjoy it and can come up with […]
Have you ever said to a friend or family member that s/he has to come out of her/his shell? Well, watch this video and see how tenderly (and maybe proudly?) this puffin parent helped draw the chick from its shell!!! I think you’ll be fascinated!! Puffin Power
What’s the Deal with Gorse? By Kate Iaquinto I was recently at a meeting in town and the topic of invasive species came up. A person in the audience commented that the Gorse Action Group in town was in her words, “a total snooze fest,” and wasn’t doing anything to address gorse on private property. […]
Internship Opportunity: Bandon Marsh and Oregon Islands NWR Internship Title: Refuge Operations Intern (1 Position) Internship Sponsor: Shoreline Education for Awareness, Inc. (www.sea-edu.org) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex Internship Location: Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex, South Coast Refuge Office, 83673 North Bank Lane, Bandon, OR […]