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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

  • Red pandas Mei Mei and Pabu moving to Big Sky Country soon February 25, 2021
    Category: arrivals and departures, exhibit news Fans of Mei Mei and her 'Prince of Pounce' can see them in Portland through March 7 They grow up so fast.... Last June, in a year when smiles were in big demand, Mei Mei the red panda surprised Oregon Zoo fans by giving birth to a tiny cub. Red […]
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  • Zoo prepares to welcome back Nora the polar bear January 27, 2021
    Category: community, arrivals and departures, exhibit news Fans of the playful polar bear can see her at the Oregon Zoo this spring She made a big splash when she arrived here in 2016, and left a big bear-shaped hole in our hearts when she went away the following year. Now, as the Oregon Zoo puts the […]
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  • Every little bat helps: 3 rare 'Rod' bat babies born at zoo January 21, 2021
    Category: conservation and species recovery, community, arrivals and departures, animal welfare Video of Three Rare Rodrigues Flying Foxes Babies Born New Rodrigues fruit bats represent 'one of the most inspiring conservation stories' Three Rodrigues flying foxes are being raised at the Oregon Zoo this month, adding to the growing population of a bat species once considered […]
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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.