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Interested in Oregon's natural resources? Want a reason to get out of the house?
Firsthand Oregon is a great excuse to get outside and learn about Oregon's amazing wildlife and conservation challenges.
The Approach: Small groups, led by Biologist or other content area expert, learn firsthand about Oregon's fish, wildlife, and natural areas. For more information about the Firsthand Oregon program, see our website www.owhf.org
- Tickets are $6.75 per person
- you assume all travel-related costs and liability for your participation
- Trips may be canceled if too few people register
- refund requests must be made 48 hours in advance of the trip date
- Trip registration opens to OrW members first
- Unless otherwise indicated, these trips are family-friendly
- Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.
Use this page to register for the following trip opportunity...
Willamette Falls Counting Station & Fishway
Join John Zauner, ODFW Northwest Hydropower Biologist for a tour of the the fish counting station at Willamette Falls. Watch fish pass through the count station and tour the fishway that enables the spawning migration of all Willamette River salmon. Learn the important role that the ladders play and how the management of the fishway is integrated into the operation of PGE's hydropower facility.
This is a family friendly trip although not appropriate for children under eight (8) years of age. A portion of this excursion occurs over water; if you have a personal floation device, please bring it with you.
This trip originates from the parking lot behind the West Linn Police station. Please also note that this trip is occuring on a weekday beginning at 5 pm. Please allow for traffic delays in your trip planning. Dress for the weather, and don't forget to bring your camera!
When & Where
Empowering the lasting conservation of fish and wildlife and the enjoyment of our natural resources.
Oregon Wildlife: 503-255-6059
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