Turning back time at Willamette Mission

In addition to planting native trees and other plants like the cottonwood seen above, the River-keepers and volunteers place temporary cages around the trunks to protect them from deer scratching antlers against them. While it’s part of a natural cycle, the damage can kill young trees.

Willamette Mission State Park has a lot to offer: equestrian trails, a disc golf course . . .

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