Trail mix is another versatile food to pack with you when hiking. It comes pre-made in grocery stores, in brightly colored packages, with little bits of melty chocolate or yogurt […]
The kids and I have been preparing food to pack with us on an upcoming hiking/camping trip we hope to be taking the next few days. Tonight we made a […]
My two younger kids and I hiked to the summit of Mt. Pisgah (actually a hill), today. The summit trail is only 1.4 miles each way, but has an elevation gain […]
Lysichiton americanus along McGowan Creek, near where the McKenzie river meets the Willamette River.
The Eugene, Oregon Scale Model of the Solar System was created by a father and son to show relative sizes and distances between the planets and the Sun. The planets […]
Gaultheria shallon (Salal) native Rubus ursinus (Pacific Blackberry) native Achillea millefolium (Yarrow) native Maianthemum dilatatum (False Lily-of-The Valley) native Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) native Blechnum spicant (Deer Fern) native Typha […]
Our visit to Darlingtonia State Natural Site was the perfect supplement to Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Botany Lesson #3 section about carnivorous plants. This place happens to be the only Oregon State Park for the purpose of […]