Marilyn Ellis stands by the front door of the Nature Center on a misty, spring morning encouraging visitors to pet the soft fur of the coyote pelt draped over her arm.
“The real outcomes are on the grander scale,” Erin says. “The ultimate good has more to do with community building and people’s relationship with nature.”
"The urban forest is an important ecosystem niche. I'm helping to save the forest. I love hanging out in the woods and I always have. I don't like to hold still.”
After retiring from a job in the insurance world, Bruce Rottink was trying to decide where to spend his time: Tryon Creek State Natural Area ...
The Oregon Invasive Species Council has selected Phil Hamilton as recipient of the 2015 Sandra Denyes Diedrich Award.