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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Citizen Science’ helps Natural Resources track endangered wildlife

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: ‘Citizen Science’ helps Natural Resources track endangered wildlife

by Bill Evans Citizen Science – research conducted by nonprofessional scientists – is a practice that THPRD’s Natural Resources staff is successfully using to keep track of regionally important animal species and pollinators. The reason THPRD’s in-house experts are entrusting “amateurs” with this important role is pretty straightforward, says Park Ranger Kyle Spinks. “If I […]

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Zoo News is Good News: Oregon Zoo camps get boost from Banfield Pet Hospital

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Zoo News is Good News: Oregon Zoo camps get boost from Banfield Pet Hospital

By Oregon Zoo Staff With spring just around the corner, Northwest campers should be prepared for encounters with black bears, cougars and bobcats — not to mention sea otters, elephants and giraffes. The Oregon Zoo’s popular Nature Rangers spring break camps return March 26-30, and summer camps start June 13. Banfield Pet Hospital renewed its […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Summer Camping, I Suppose I Can Wait

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: Summer Camping, I Suppose I Can Wait

By Lani Garcia (11th Grader) This month, I want to write about camping. Why now, you ask? I mean, take a look outside. It’s rainy, cold, and not exactly the best camping weather. But if you want to reserve a decent spot at your favorite campground for the summer, then you need to start planning […]

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PGE Update: 9 Reasons to Get Outdoors This Spring

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
PGE Update: 9 Reasons to Get Outdoors This Spring

By PGE Staff Enjoy some of Oregon’s great spaces and places this year at a PGE park or campground. We all love the natural beauty of our state —especially as the days get longer. Even if you’re not a camper, PGE parks and campgrounds offer plenty of fun ways to get outside and shake off […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Deputy Rescues Dove

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Deputy Rescues Dove

By KPTV Staff Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputy rescues dove A dove has been nursed back to health, thanks to a deputy with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Zach Majors responded to a call from a home in the Rock Creek community after a woman called to report a bird had followed her son […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton Couple Rescues Endangered Turtle on SW Washington Coast

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Beaverton Couple Rescues Endangered Turtle on SW Washington Coast

By KPTV Staff Every year, Beaverton couple Chad and Mickey Heidt go camping at Cape Disappointment on the southwest Washington coast. This year, their beach stroll turned into a desperate rescue mission. Chad recalls seeing something odd lying on the sand. “I saw something that just kind of looked out of the ordinary and I […]

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Native Plant of the Month: Shore Pine

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Native Plant of the Month: Shore Pine

By City Landscape Staff Binomial Name: Pinus contorta var. contorta Soil Type: Adaptable, prefers dry Sunlight: Full to part sun Plant Type: Small tree Form: Irregular, broadly rounded Foliage: Evergreen needles Fruit/Flower: Cones Getting its common name (Shore Pine) from being adaptable and resilient enough to thrive along Pacific Northwest beaches, found up to 600 […]

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Community Message: Valentines for All

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Message: Valentines for All

By Bethany Stroup The holiday of love is quickly approaching and many people in romantic relationships are searching for the perfect venue for their romantic Valentine’s date. I love Valentine’s day because the more love and kindness we celebrate, the more beauty enters the world. There are many people however without romantic partners who face […]

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Photography Contest 2018 Monthly Photography Contest

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Photography Contest 2018 Monthly Photography Contest

Do you have a camera or smart phone? Do you enjoy taking awesome pictures? Do you live in the Beaverton area? The Beaverton Resource Guide would like to recognize amazing photography from everyday people in our community. Each month we will choose one winning photograph from all images submitted. Winning photographers will receive A $25 gift […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet the Super Kids!

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet the Super Kids!

On Saturday, November 4th Kumon North America recognized 13 super students from the South Beaverton Kumon Math and Reading Center at the Oregon Convention Center. These 13 students were recognized for their achievements in the Kumon Math program. All of the students are working at least one year above international grade level and a handful […]

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