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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

  • Winter is coming: Zoo welcomes new bontebok July 18, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures Winter and her species are 'one of the most dramatic success stories anywhere' It may be the middle of summer, but Winter has arrived at the Oregon Zoo. Instead of snow and ice though, this Winter is known for her striking coat and ringed horns. The 3-year-old female bontebok — a species […]
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  • A happy, hoppy playdate for zoo's two mountain goat kids July 12, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures, animal welfare Zoo's young mountain goat kids, Finnegan and Piper, met for the first time on Friday Video of Baby mountain goats meet for the first time A lot of happy hopping could be seen at the Oregon Zoo Friday when a pair of mountain goat kids, both just weeks old, met […]
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  • From Chi-Town to Stumptown: Zoo welcomes new seal July 3, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures Video of New harbor seal swimming behind the scenes Sterling, a 31-year-old female, joins the harbor seal family at Steller Cove The Oregon Zoo brought home the silver this summer in the form of Sterling, a female harbor seal who arrived from Chicago's Brookfield Zoo in late May. After a few weeks […]
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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.