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Whaling Behavior

New Insights into Gray Whale Behavior Scientists are discovering that gray whales do a lot of crazy things they didn’t know about, including performing headstands, swimming upside down, and playing their own version of “tag” between feeding episodes. They even apparently engage in some bawdy behavior now and then. These […]

COURTESY DAVE LEDIG, USFWS
Outdoor, Travel, Wildlife

Where Fresh Meets Saltwater: Tidal Marshes

STORY BY GAIL OBERST FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE I AM SITTING in Coos Bay’s Sunset Memorial Park, between my mother’s and my father’s graves, because this is where my story about sloughs, tidal wetlands, and salt marshes begins. From this vantage point above […]

PHOTO BY CHERYL D. WANNER
Outdoor, Travel

Fishing the Rocks

Looking for a new fishing venture?  Here’s one that’s affordable, relatively easy, and doesn’t require a boat. STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHERYL D. WANNER FOR THE FULL PRINT EDITORIAL VERSION OF THE STORY CLICK HERE SOME OF THE most varied and exciting fishing in Oregon can be found right off […]