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Discover nature nearby with The Intertwine map—featuring every park, trail and natural area the Portland-Vancouver region.
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Find adventures

There are so many ways to enjoy the outdoors close to home. Get started with this guide of our favorite places to experience.

Pacific University

Talk a walk through historic Forest Grove, passing by schools, parks, farms, a farmers market and downtown’s shops and dining. Along the way are views of Cascade and Coast Range peaks, valley bottomland, beautiful homes and heritage trees.

Posted in: RoadBike
Learning about canoe safety.

Take a tour of Ross Island in the Willamette River to discover the wonderful wildlife that call this place home!

Posted in: Paddling

News from the Intertwine

Nov. 18, 2014 | Oregon Zoo -- Recipients of  this year's Force of Nature Awards were announced and celebrated at the Intertwine Alliance Fall Summit on Nov. 18 at the Oregon Zoo. 
September 10, 2014 | Portland, OR -- Waste Management, recycling advocate and company that manages garbage for the Portland Metro area, has awarded $150,000 to The Intertwine Alliance. 
September 4, 2014 | Portland, OR -- The Intertwine Alliance is excited to convene its second-ever Health and Nature Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Our Common Ground Campaign

Inaugural State of The Intertwine Report: 

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Read "If Trees Could Speak," the latest feature story by Intertwine writer/editor Ramona DeNies.


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Our Common Ground 2013 Challenge -- sign on to lead The Intertwine toward a greener future!

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