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The Estuary Partnership is requesting proposals to conduct before/after appraisals on four conservation properties near Washougal, WA. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 pm on Friday, July 14, 2017. Women and minority owned businesses are specifically encouraged to submit proposals.For more information on the RFP, including all submittal requirements click above and/or click here. 
Jun 29, 2017 - 9:30am
Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly paddle through beautiful Scappoose Bay aboard two 29' canoes. Narrow winding channels and mature Oregon Ash forests provide wonderful access to birds and wildlife. Two Estuary Partnership staff will be on each canoe to steer, offer paddling advice, and share information about the bay and surrounding ecosystem.Registration opens May 18 on Eventbrite. Register early - canoe trips fill up quickly!
big canoe willamette park
Jul 11, 2017 - 9:30am
Spend the morning exploring the Willamette River aboard one of our two 29' 14-passenger canoes. Paddle behind the Ross Island Complex into Holgate Channel where quiet waters provide the perfect venue for wildlife observation. Two Estuary Partnership staff will be on each canoe to steer, offer paddling advice, and share information about the bay and surrounding ecosystem.Registration is open. Register early - space is limited and canoe trips fill up quickly!
Community paddle Gilbert River Sauvie Island
Jul 18, 2017 - 10:00am
Join us for a family friendly paddle through the Sauvie Island Wildlife Area aboard one of our two 29' canoes. Gilbert River meanders from Sturgeon Lake to Multnomah Channel and provides wonderful access to birds and wildlife. Two Estuary Partnership staff will be on each canoe to steer, offer paddling advice, and share information about the river and surrounding ecosystem.Registration is open. Register early - space is limited and canoe trips fill up quickly!
Paddling on Vancouver Lake
Jul 27, 2017 - 9:30am
Explore Vancouver Lake from a whole new perspective! Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly canoe paddle aboard our two 29' 14-passenger canoes. Glide past a host of shore and song birds while learning about the Columbia River ecosystem from seasoned paddle guides.Registration is open. Register early - space is limited and canoe trips fill up quickly!
Paddling Lake River
Aug 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly canoe paddle through the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Participants paddle 14-passenger 29' canoes to Lake River's confluence with the Columbia River. Bring your lunch- we'll have picnic on the beach. Estuary Partnership staff will be on each canoe to steer, offer paddling advice, and share information about the river and surrounding ecosystem.Registration is open. Register early - space is limited and canoe trips fill up quickly!
Paddling on the Willamette
Aug 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Explore the Willamette River by the light of the full moon! Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly paddle aboard our two 29' 14-passenger canoes. Paddle behind the Ross Island Complex into Holgate Channel where quiet waters provide the perfect venue for wildlife observation.Registration opens June 26. Register early - spots are limited and fill up quickly!
Lacamas Lake water lily
Aug 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Enjoy a leisurely paddle on a lake created 15,000 years ago by cataclysmic freshwater floods! This family friendly paddle on Lacamas Lake is a great way to see songbirds, raptors, and waterfowl while learning about the natural history of the region. Guides will be onboard the two 29' fourteen-passenger canoes to steer, offer paddling tips, and answer questions.Registration opens July 6. Register early - spots are limited and fill up quickly!
Paddling on Vancouver Lake
Aug 23, 2017 - 9:30am
Explore Vancouver Lake from a whole new perspective! Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly canoe paddle aboard our two 29' 14-passenger canoes. Glide past a host of shore and song birds while learning about the Columbia River ecosystem from seasoned paddle guides.Registration opens July 12. Register early - spots are limited and fill up quickly!
teacher workshop
Aug 24, 2017 - 9:00am
Free Teacher Workshop: Outdoor Science Education on School GroundsWashington K-6 teachers: Join our team of experienced outdoor educators for a day of learning how to make outdoor education a regular part of your school year curriculum. Outdoor education promotes active learning through direct personal experience and is a fun and exciting way for students to demonstrate critical thinking in a collaborative environment.

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