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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

  • Zoo says goodbye Thelma, sea otter who beat the odds October 9, 2017
    Category: community, arrivals and departures A rescued orphan, Thelma raised a pup and survived to old age with just one lung Thelma, a sea otter at the Oregon Zoo who survived into old age with one lung and continually beat the odds, was humanely euthanized Saturday following a decline due to complications related to her advanced […]
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  • Last call for Nora: fans can see her through Sept. 10 August 9, 2017
    Category: arrivals and departures, animal welfare She's made a big splash since moving to Portland last fall, but it’s time to bid Nora the polar bear a fond Rose City farewell. The last day to see her at the Oregon Zoo will be Sunday, Sept. 10. “It’s been so rewarding to watch Nora grow over the […]
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  • Changing their spots: Zoo welcomes two new cheetahs July 11, 2017
    Category: community, arrivals and departures, exhibit news Video of Cheetahs Mary Jane and Darlene Zoo says hello to Mary Jane and Darlene, as Ranger and Strike move to San Diego Only the most observant visitors may notice, but an important changing of the guard took place recently in the Oregon Zoo's Predators of the Serengeti section. […]
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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.