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Shorebird Summer

Interior Nesting Snowy Plovers at Malheur Written by Teresa Wicks, Portland Audubon Society Photos by Dan Streiffert, FOMR Volunteer Western Snowy Plovers are well known

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Written by Peter Pearsall/Photo by Jennifer Strickland/USFWS Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) got its start on American soil in the 1890s, transported from its native Eurasia in

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Playas of the Interior West

Written by Peter Pearsall/Photo of Lake Abert by Pavlina Slezak The Spanish word playa means “beach”, “shore”, or “seacoast”. Somehow, in the arid West, the

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