Wild in the City

A Guide to Portland's Natural Areas
(Book - 2009)
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Wild in the City

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With over 85 maps and guides to natural sites, Wild in the City leads the reader, hiker, biker, birder, canoeist, naturalist and armchair enthusiast into the Portland/Vancouver area urban landscape. Essays by acclaimed Northwest writers give a new perspective on these intriguing greenspaces. Drawing on the rich offerings of the Audubon Society of Portland's Urban Naturalist, this engaging book takes readers to unique and surprising places in one of the nation's most livable cities.
Title: Wild in the city
a guide to Portland's natural areas
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Audubon Society of Portland, c2009
Characteristics: xiv, 434 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Michael C. Houck and M.J. Cody
Notes: "Fifth printing, revised"--T.p. verso
Originally published: Portland, Or. : Oregon Historical Society Press, 2000
Contents: A sense of place. River City / Robin Cody
Life on the edge / Bob Wilson
Hometown / Tom McAllister and David Marshall
What makes a place? / Ethan Seltzer
The emerald compass / Joe Poracsky
Oceans, volcanoes, and cataclysms / Marshall Gannett
No vacancy / Robert Michael Pyle
Coyote in the field / Kim Stafford
Map of regional watersheds and sites
Map of regional trails and greenways
Lower Willamette River Watershed. The Changing fortunes of the Lower Willamette River
Molalla River State Park
Upper Willamette Narrows Paddle
Camassia Preserve
Mary S. Young State Park
Tryon Creek and Lake Oswego Area
Tryon Creek State Park
Trillium, the little western flower
Marshall Park
Under the sweet gum tree
Beth Ryan Nature Reserve
Bryant Woods Nature Park/Canal Acres Natural Area
Elk Rock Island and Spring Park
Mt. Scott and Kellogg Creeks
North Clackamas District Park
Sellwood Riverfront Park
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Fall: A berry special season
Mosquitoes: what's the buzz?
Portland, city of herons
Willamette Park
Willamette Butterfly Park
Bright butterflies, big city
Paddling: Ross Island Loop
South Park Blocks
Willamette Greenway Connection to 40-Mile Loop
Portland's Greenway Movement: From Olmsted and the 40-Mile Loop to Metropolitan Greenspaces
40-Mile Loop: Terwilliger Parkway through Forest Park
George Himes Nature Park
Marquam Nature Trail
The lands of the Wildwood Trail
Washington Park
Hoyt Arboretum
Pittock Mansion Acres Park
Forest Park
Slip slidin' away
Macleay Park and Balch Creek Canyon
Audubon Society of Portland Sanctuaries
Portland, city of mosses
Vaux's swifts of Chapman School
Portland Bridge Walks
Fremont Bridge Peregrines
Wildlife of the Northwest Industrial Area
Rooftop Garden Tour
Squirrels of Park and Forest
Willamette Cove
Mt. Tabor Park
Tualatin River Watershed. The Tualatin Basin
Jackson Bottom Wetland Preserve
Fernhill Wetlands
Clacking sticks
It's the berries ... and seeds and nuts
Hyland Forest Park
Brookhaven Park and Lowami Hart Woods Park
Bethany Lake Park
Willow Creek
Willow Creek Nature Park
Blackberries: a thorny issue
Salix Park
Autumn arachnids
Masked marauders
snug bugs
Apache Bluff Wetland
Bunnies and briers
Brown's Ferry Park
Atfalati Park
Moles and gophers
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
Tualatin Hills Nature Park
Jordan Park
Fanno Creek
Oregon Episcopal School Marsh
Vista Brook Park
A bee? Or not a bee?
Koll Center Wetlands
A Hoover Hog by any other name: the opossum
Summerlake Park
Cook Park
The Freeway Falcon
Clackamas River Watershed. Clackamas River Watershed
Eagle Fern Park
Evergreen Ferns
Johnson Creek Watershed. Johnson Creek Watershed
Gresham Main City Park
Gresham Butte
Gresham Pioneer Cemeteries
Time Stains of the Plant World
Jenne Butte
Butler Creek Greenway and Johnson Creek
Powell Butte Nature Park
Bundy Park
Leach Botanical Garden
Beggars-Tick Wildlife Refuge
Zenger Farm
Reflections and techniques of an Odonate watcher
Tideman Johnson Park
Reed College Canyon
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens
Cold feet, warm heart
Columbia Slough Watershed
Columbia Slough
A land in transition
Gresham-Fairview Trail
Blue Lake Regional Park
Chinook Landing Marine Park
Big Four Corners Wetlands and 40-Mile Loop Access
40-Mile Loop Trailhead and Canoe Launch
Little Four Corners and Prison Pond
Johnson Lake and Woodlands
Whitaker Ponds
Children's Arboretum
Heron Lakes Golf Course
Herons of Portland
Stalking the Stalkers
Great Blue Herons: Their Status and Natural History
Smith and Bybee Lakes
Tracking mammals
Kelley Point Park
St. Johns Landfill Canoe Launch
Peninsula Crossing Trail
Lower Columbia River. Sauvie Island
Wapato Access Greenway State Park Trail
Howell Territorial Park and Howell Lake
Bald is beautiful
Coon Point Viewpoint
Oak Island Trail
Warrior Rock Lighthouse Trail
The Columbia River Gorge National Wildlife Refuges Steigerwald Lake, Franz Lake, and Pierce Refuges
Clark County Marine Park Wetlands
Pussy willows
Vancouver Lake Lowlands
Vancouver Lake and Frenchman's Bar County Parks, Shillapoo and Vancouver Lake Wildlife Areas and Sewage Pond, and the Bridgeport Dairy Unit of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
Clark County canoe trip
Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge
A flock by any other name
Sandy River Watershed. Sandy River Watershed
Oxbow Regional Park
The Return of the Oncorhynchus
Trees, winter strategies
Clark County Watersheds
Clark County watersheds and trails
Beaver Marsh Nature Preserve
Meadowbrook Marsh and North Meadowbrook Marsh
Discovery Trail
Ellen Davis Trail
Salmon Creek Greenway, Salmon Creek Park
Spider slayers and caterpillar killers
Whipple Creek Park
Lacamas Lake Park
La Center Bottoms
Wild calendar
Additional Contributors: Houck, Michael C.
Cody, M. J. (Mary Jane), 1946-
Oregon Historical Society
ISBN: 9780931686146
Branch Call Number: 917.9549 W668 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Natural history Oregon Portland Region Guidebooks Portland Region (Or.) Guidebooks
Topical Term: Natural history
LCCN: 2009907380
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