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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 kid on the rock: Mountain goat Sassy has a baby May 21, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures Visitors can see Sassy and her 2-day-old kid at zoo's Cascade Crest habitat Guests don't need to go far to see the Oregon Zoo's newest resident: a precocious 2-day-old mountain goat kid. Sassy, one of the zoo's adult mountain goats, gave birth over the weekend, and can be seen with her new […]
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  • California condor chick gets help coming out of its shell April 18, 2018
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures The rare chick hatched last week with an assist from its human caretakers The Oregon Zoo's California Condor family continues to grow – with a little help. Since last month, five chicks have hatched at the zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation and two more chicks are on […]
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  • Asian elephant Samson has a new home at the Oregon Zoo April 11, 2018
    Category: arrivals and departures, elephants Video of Asian elephant Samson arrives in Portland Zoo pachyderm family is four tons bigger with arrival of new male from Albuquerque Portland's prodigious pachyderm family just got four tons bigger. Samson, a 19-year-old Asian elephant from ABQ BioPark Zoo in Albuquerque, N.M., arrived in town last night and caregivers are […]
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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.