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My two girls making houses for the citizens of Fairy Forest.

Take the young ones out to one of the Hoyt Arboretum's gorgeous walking trails with this Recess to the Fairy Forest.

Posted in: Hike
One of the entrances to the Springwater Corridor on the east side of the Willamette River.

Ride the inner ring around downtown Portland on this easygoing cruise from Sellwood in SW Portland to Tom McCall Waterfront Park in NW Portland, and see all the best sights along the Willamette River.

Posted in: RoadBike

News from the Intertwine

April 21, 2015 | Portland, OR – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe announced today at The Intertwine Alliance Spring Summit that Portland-Vancouver National Wildlife Refuges will receive $1 million a year in funding to engage urban communities and youth in conservation and outdoor recreation. The Intertwine Alliance helped the refuges obtain the grant, and will play a key role in implementing it.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe will attend The Intertwine Alliance's Spring Summit on Tuesday, April 21, to make a special announcement of regional import. 
Jan. 27, 2015 | Portland, OR -- The 2015 International Trails Symposium is coming May 17-20 to the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Addressing every aspect of trails, greenways and waterways, the symposium provides an opportunity to network with experts and enthusiasts from around the world while learning from dozens of educational sessions and mobile workshops. This year's theme is "Solutions for Success."

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