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History, Outdoor

Ship of Mystery

Story by Cheryl D. Wanner Image Above: A Manila galleon being loaded from Chinese vessels. Courtesy maritime artist Roger D. Morris NO OREGON COAST SHIPWRECK has spawned greater speculation or more unanswered questions than the Beeswax Wreck of Nehalem Spit. Shrouded in time, steeped in legend, this unknown vessel has […]

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Watershed—and Salmon—Restoration

IN EVERY CORNER of the state, Oregon Lottery proceeds support what matters to Oregonians. In 1999, voters directed the Lottery to provide funding to help restore and preserve Oregon’s natural settings and habitats. Administered by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, these funds help support more than 7,000 watershed restoration projects […]

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Restoration of Cape Perpetua’s West Shelter

Cape Perpetua’s West Shelter is an iconic feature of the Central Coast. Perched 800 feet above the ocean, the historical structure has expansive views of the ocean. Now, the West Shelter and surrounding section of the Whispering Spruce Trail has reopened following restoration work completed by HistoriCorps in partnership with […]