• Middle Fork Willamette River with light snow. Willamette National Forest, Oregon West Cascades.

Middle Fork Willamette River

2021-04-26T10:48:57-07:00

March 15th, 2017 With the heavy rains of winter in Oregon's Western Cascades comes the surface and subsurface movement of water through volcanic soil. This gathering of water begins to trickle into tiny forest rivulets and then creeks, until we see the raging torrent which has become the upper Middle [...]

Middle Fork Willamette River2021-04-26T10:48:57-07:00

Wall Creek Warm Springs. Willamette National Forest, Oregon Cascades.

2021-03-08T16:57:52-08:00

The Wall Creek warm spring, with its blue mineral waters and bubbling sulfur gas from the Cascades underworld is beautifully nestled amidst maple leaves, dense forest and the rush of a soothing mountain stream. Aptly called the "Meditation Pool", what it lacks with its lukewarm temperatures of 96F, it more [...]

Wall Creek Warm Springs. Willamette National Forest, Oregon Cascades.2021-03-08T16:57:52-08:00

Oregon’s Beautiful Oneonta Gorge and Waterfall

2021-03-08T16:58:23-08:00

Oneonta Gorge is a spectacular moss, lichen and fern clad slot canyon located on the Oregon side of the Columbia Gorge. With cliff walls towering some 150 feet to the forest above, the lower gorge has been cut by Oneonta Creek through layers of basalt flows dating back 25 million [...]

Oregon’s Beautiful Oneonta Gorge and Waterfall2021-03-08T16:58:23-08:00

Coho Salmon Returns Home to Spawn in Eagle Creek, Oregon.

2021-03-08T16:58:11-08:00

A Fall run, male Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch), has arrived at its natal stream and is making its way to the gravel spawning bed from which it was born.  After having spent between one and three years at sea, these anadromous fish begin their return journey to the clean-flowing freshwater [...]

Coho Salmon Returns Home to Spawn in Eagle Creek, Oregon.2021-03-08T16:58:11-08:00

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