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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

  • Egg-ceptional year for condors at conservation center May 18, 2020
    Category: conservation and species recovery, community, arrivals and departures Video of Seven Fluffy California Condor Chicks Growing Up Fast Seventh chick hatches overnight, offering more hope for critically endangered species With seven fuzzy chicks now squawking in their nests, it's been an egg-cellent season for California condor recovery at the Oregon Zoo's Jonsson Center for Wildlife […]
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  • Oregon Zoo's newest resident is 11 feet high and rising May 13, 2020
    Category: community, arrivals and departures, exhibit news Video of 2-Year-Old Giraffe Kiden Moves In Kiden, a 2-year-old Masai giraffe, joins Buttercup and Desi in zoo's Africa area The Oregon Zoo's animal population gained 11 extra feet recently, all courtesy of Kiden, a female Masai giraffe recently arrived from South Carolina's Greenville Zoo. The towering 2-year-old, who […]
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  • Zoo branching out with new beaver March 27, 2020
    Category: arrivals and departures Video of Beavers Filbert and Maple Meet for First Time 3-year-old Maple joins Filbert in zoo's Cascade Stream and Pond habitat  "Branch manager" Filbert welcomed a new coworker this month when Maple, a 3-year-old North American beaver, joined him at the Oregon Zoo's Cascade Stream and Pond habitat. According to care staff, […]
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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.