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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

  • Pupdate: It's 6 girls and 6 boys for painted dog Ella! January 10, 2019
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures, exhibit news 8-week-old African painted dog pups receive their first health checkup at Oregon Zoo Veterinarians and animal-care staff conducted their first examination of Ella's 8-week-old pups at the Oregon Zoo today, and answered a few questions that have been on a lot of people's minds: there are […]
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  • Zoo forecast: Cloudy with a slight chance of pups December 27, 2018
    Category: community, arrivals and departures Video of Painted Dog Pups Explore Outside Ella's painted dog pups begin to explore their outdoor area Ella’s pups have begun to explore the outdoor portion of the Oregon Zoo’s African painted dog habitat, but only for short periods and not according to a set schedule, animal-care staff said.  The new mom […]
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  • Zoo says goodbye to Eddie, the slam-dunking sea otter December 20, 2018
    Category: community, arrivals and departures At 20 years old, Eddie was considered one of the oldest sea otters in the world His hoops skills earned him worldwide fame throughout his golden years, but age finally caught up to Eddie, the Oregon Zoo's slam-dunking sea otter, who was humanely euthanized this morning following a decline related to […]
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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.