Riverside Reflections


March 16, 2024

Species Spotlight: The American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus) John Muir once called the American dipper “the mountain streams’ own darling.” These fascinating songbirds are known for their year-round singing and remarkable...

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RIVERSIDE REFLECTIONS: Wildlife Winter Survival Tactics

February 21, 2024

Migrate, Adapt, or Hibernate for Survival Wildlife utilizes various ingenious strategies to endure the season’s challenges in the rugged expanse of Northwest Wyoming, where winter casts its icy grip. From...

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Riverside Reflections: Microbial Ecology at Astoria

October 16, 2023

Ever wondered about the organisms inhabiting Astoria Hot Springs? In Kristin Revill’s Environmental Microbiology class at JH Community School, students Henry Wolff and Christa Finlay embarked on a mission to...

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Riverside Reflections: Beavers in Hot Water at Astoria

July 26, 2023

Species Spotlight: The American Beaver (Castor canadensis) Engineering experts American beavers are remarkable engineers and builders. They construct elaborate dams made from sticks, mud, and stones to create ponds and...

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