VetsWork

2024 VetsWork: Shawn Graham

Biological Technician on Eagle Creek Fish Hatchery
2024 VetsWork: Eddy Colado

2024 VetsWork: Eddy Colado

My name is Eddy Colado. I grew up in Sheridan Montana at Woodson Ranch (Ruby Habitat Foundation). I spent most of my time outdoors working for the foundation in field irrigation, riverbank restoration, and equipment maintenance and repairs. I very much enjoyed the great Montana outdoor activities...

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2024 VetsWork: Taryn Oseen

2024 VetsWork: Taryn Oseen

Hello! My name is Taryn Oseen. I am originally from a small farm in Shalersville, Ohio. Growing up, my family and I were always outdoors, and I naturally became very passionate about environmental protection. When I graduated from high school, I enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Sonar Technician and...

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2024 VetsWork: Christopher Glenn

2024 VetsWork: Christopher Glenn

My name is Christopher Glenn. Born in Portland, Oregon, I have spent the majority of my life in the Pacific Northwest. My roots in Oregon run deep, with only a brief hiatus during five awesome years living in Hawaii. I worked as a wildland firefighter for three seasons and developed a deep...

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2024 VetsWork: Eddy Colado

2024 VetsWork: Eddy Colado

My name is Eddy Colado. I grew up in Sheridan Montana at Woodson Ranch (Ruby Habitat Foundation). I spent most of my time outdoors working for the foundation in field irrigation, riverbank restoration, and equipment maintenance and repairs. I very much enjoyed the...

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2024 VetsWork: Taryn Oseen

2024 VetsWork: Taryn Oseen

Hello! My name is Taryn Oseen. I am originally from a small farm in Shalersville, Ohio. Growing up, my family and I were always outdoors, and I naturally became very passionate about environmental protection. When I graduated from high school, I enlisted in the U.S....

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2024 VetsWork: Christopher Glenn

2024 VetsWork: Christopher Glenn

My name is Christopher Glenn. Born in Portland, Oregon, I have spent the majority of my life in the Pacific Northwest. My roots in Oregon run deep, with only a brief hiatus during five awesome years living in Hawaii. I worked as a wildland firefighter for three...

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Sense Of Place

*NEW!* Sense of Place Pop-Up Event at Discovery Center: Wolverines, Foxes, and Rare Carnivores of the High Cascades, March 21st

Sense of Place launches it’s first Pop-Up event at Gorge Discovery Center. It will feature wildlife biologist Jocelyn Akins in conversation with SOP host/curator, Sarah Fox.

Congratulations to Sarah Fox!

Congratulations to Sarah Fox!

Sense of Place host/curator, Sarah Fox, honored by Oregon Humanities as 2024 Community Storytelling Fellows. Sarah Fox, creator of the Hear in the Gorge podcast and curator/host of the Sense of Place event series, has been selected as a Community Storytelling Fellow by Oregon...

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Grow a Pear!

Grow a Pear!

Unique Event Goes Behind-the-Scenes of the World-Renowned Pear Orchards of the Gorge and the Local Growers Committed to Sustaining Them.  Sense of Place, will feature Grow a Pear on February 21st, 2024. This event will be offered in-person at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, Oregon...

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Salmon at a Crossroads: Sense of Place, January 17th

Salmon at a Crossroads: Sense of Place, January 17th

Unprecedented Momentum: Miles Johnson, Columbia Riverkeeper, to Speak on the Path Forward for Salmon Recovery Hood River, Oregon - Sense of Place, will feature Salmon at a Crossroads on January 17th, 2024. This event will be offered in-person at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River,...

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Congratulations to Sarah Fox!

Congratulations to Sarah Fox!

Sense of Place host/curator, Sarah Fox, honored by Oregon Humanities as 2024 Community Storytelling Fellows. Sarah Fox, creator of the Hear in the Gorge podcast and curator/host of the Sense of Place event series, has been selected as a Community Storytelling Fellow by Oregon...

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Grow a Pear!

Grow a Pear!

Unique Event Goes Behind-the-Scenes of the World-Renowned Pear Orchards of the Gorge and the Local Growers Committed to Sustaining Them.  Sense of Place, will feature Grow a Pear on February 21st, 2024. This event will be offered in-person at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, Oregon...

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Salmon at a Crossroads: Sense of Place, January 17th

Salmon at a Crossroads: Sense of Place, January 17th

Unprecedented Momentum: Miles Johnson, Columbia Riverkeeper, to Speak on the Path Forward for Salmon Recovery Hood River, Oregon - Sense of Place, will feature Salmon at a Crossroads on January 17th, 2024. This event will be offered in-person at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River,...

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Land Stewards

2023 Land Stewards Field Note: Sienne Krulis

I have thoroughly enjoyed my AmeriCorps service term with MAI and USFWS. This has further affirmed my desire to work for USFWS later on in my career. While I don’t feel like a full-time USFWS position is directly next in the cards for me, I am grateful to learn of...
2023 Land Stewards Field Note: Kyle Strachan

2023 Land Stewards Field Note: Kyle Strachan

For better or worse, I often end up diving into life-changing decisions with no expectations of what will happen. That’s how I ended up taking a NOLS course that led to a passion for outdoor education and how I transferred to a college out west and began studying geography. The decision to join an...

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2023 Land Stewards Field Note: Jake Kauzalrich

The back half of the season at Conboy Lake has been wrapping up well. While everyone is feeling a strong sense of completion and a job well done, I can tell everyone has grown really fond of each other, and there is a bittersweet feeling of all of us going our separate ways. I feel the MARS...

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