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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

  • Oregon Zoo welcomes new baby armadillo May 30, 2019
    Category: arrivals and departures Video of Baby Armadillo Health Checkup Three-banded armadillo Max gives birth to her first pint-sized pup  Max, a three-banded armadillo at the Oregon Zoo, welcomed a tiny new pup last week. According to care staff, the new mom and her baby are doing well in their behind-the-scenes maternity den. This is the […]
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  • Two orphaned river otter pups find home, health at zoo May 28, 2019
    Category: community, arrivals and departures Video of Two Rescued Otter Pups Squeaky pups are recovering at the zoo after a rough start to life in the wild Two boisterous, squeaky river otter pups, one female and one male, have just taken up residence at the Oregon Zoo, after being orphaned this month in different parts of […]
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  • Last condor chick of the season hatches at zoo offsite facility May 22, 2019
    Category: conservation and species recovery, arrivals and departures Video of Fluffy newborn condor chick is on the move Eight healthy fluffballs offer more hope for this critically endangered species It's been an eggcellent season for California condors. The eighth California condor chick hatched last month at Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife Conservation, wrapping up another […]
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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.