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‘Big Tree’ Expedition (Willamette NF) 8:00 am
‘Big Tree’ Expedition (Willamette NF)
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Big Tree Expedition. Difficulty: Moderate. Be part of our Citizen Scientist experience and add to the Sweet Home Ranger District inventory of “Big Trees!” We will measure very large trees and feel the  heartbeat of their magnificence. Historical and botanical values will be recognized and documented. Leaders: Tony Farque, Archaeologist; tony.farques@usda.gov, Alice Smith Botanist; alice.smith@usda.gov, Dock Chastain, Forester; joseph.chastain@usda.gov; Claire Bennett,
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Northwest Climate Conference (Portland, OR)
Northwest Climate Conference (Portland, OR)
Oct 8 – Oct 10 all-day
Scientists from the USDA Forest Service – Pacific Northwest Research Station will be among those presenting their research at the 10th annual Northwest Climate Conference, Oct. 8–10, 2019 at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland, OR. The Northwest Climate Conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from and connect with a diverse community of experts fostering a more climate resilient Northwest.
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Interpretive Volunteers at Multnomah Falls (Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area)
Interpretive Volunteers at Multnomah Falls (Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area)
Oct 17 all-day
Volunteer service at the #1 natural tourist attraction in Oregon, Multnomah Falls in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, providing memorable experiences for people visiting this natural treasure.Inform visitors of the wonders of the site while meeting people from all over the world!Volunteer 3.5 hour, flexible shifts – mornings or afternoons, assisting USDA Forest Service personnel and providing visitor
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Art in Nature – Art from Nature (Willamette NF) 9:30 am
Art in Nature – Art from Nature (Willamette NF) @ Sweet Home Ranger Station
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Art in Nature – Art from Nature. After a long spring & summer of adventure, bring your reference photos & creative materials of your choice to join us for a day of “Arting” indoors, at the Sweet Home Ranger District. If you are interested but don’t know where to start, Lisa Chase will be on hand offering artistic guidance, hints, &
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