Distance: 16.46 miles
Oregon's Willamette Valley was once a rich mix of wildlife habitats. Valley wetlands were once extensive, with meandering stream channels and vast seasonal marshes. Today, the valley is a mix of farmland and growing cities, with few areas remaining for wildlife.
Ankeny Refuge was created to provide vital wintering habitat for Dusky Canada Geese. Unlike most other Canada geese, Duskies have lim...
Distance: 34.57 miles
Nestucca Bay Refuge was established in 1991 with the acquisition of short grass pastures to provide wintering habitat for dusky and Aleutian Canada geese. The Nestucca Bay area supports approximately 10 percent of the world population of dusky Canada geese, and 100 percent of a very unique subpopulation of Aleutian Canada geese. It is also an important rest stop for migrating shorebirds and other ...
Distance: 40.34 miles
Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is located at the northern end of the Willamette Valley near Sherwood, Oregon. The concept of creating the refuge originated from local citizens, cities, and governments, and so, it enjoys strong popular support, stemming from a desire to preserve green space where future generations can take part in outdoor recreation and education.
Habitats include rem...
Distance: 48.56 miles
Three Arch Rocks Refuge, comprised of three large coastal rocks and six smaller rocks off the northern Oregon coast, was established in 1907 as the first refuge west of the Mississippi River. The refuge is 15 acres in size and is one of the smallest National Wilderness Areas in the nation.
The refuge protects the largest common murre colony south of Alaska (greater than 200,000 birds) and the ...