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Discovery in Northeast Oregon

Canadian Goose: Elk On the Starkey Experimental Forest and Range in Northeast Oregon, elk are used to determine what sort of nutrition they require, or prefer. This is part of a study to record the changes in vegetation by elk, and also of cattle, at different utilization levels. Classes At The Orchard

Regional Discovery

Places to Discover in the Pacific Northwest!

RSS Oregon Zoo Arrivals and Departures

  • New kids on the block: 2-week-old goats debut at zoo February 7, 2018
    Category: community, arrivals and departures, exhibit news Video of Nigerian dwarf goat kid is the GOAT Oregon Zoo welcomes three wobbly, bouncy young goats to its Family Farm A trio of 2-week-old goats made their Oregon Zoo debut today, joining the resident chickens and adult goats in the zoo's Family Farm area. The tiny new arrivals, […]
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  • Salmon egg-stravaganza at Education Center Saturday January 10, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures, education, exhibit news, events Video of Salmon eggs arrive at the Education Center Oregon Zoo partners with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Salmon Egg Festival The salmon's annual return from the ocean might be the most iconic wildlife spectacle in the region — but equally intriguing, if not quite as splashy, […]
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  • Oregon Zoo Pupdate: Sea otter 805 gets a name December 18, 2017
    Category: community, arrivals and departures Video of Sea otter pup Lincoln Orphaned otter pup, rescued in California this fall, will be named Lincoln The orphaned sea otter that was given a home at the Oregon Zoo this month is no longer just a number. Known previously as "805" — the number assigned to him by Monterey […]
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Think Link Discovery Center has played an active role in the Grand Ronde Valley of Eastern Oregon for close to two decades.  Currently Think Link services are limited.

Think Link Discovery Center was founded in 1995. Think Link is a non-profit community resource that provides a variety of novel, dynamic, thought-provoking educational experiences to expand curiosity, creativity, inventiveness and global awareness in the humanities, arts, and sciences through hands-on educational experiences. Think Link is legally established as a tax exempt charitable organization under the nonprofit 501(c)(3) provisions of the Internal Revenue Service Code.

Think Link is operated by experienced teachers, parents and community members who believe that the successful future of our nature and world is dependent upon decision making by creative, curious, inventive and ethical minds able to solve problems in dynamic and innovative ways.