Grant's Getaways: Guide To Wildlife Watching In Oregon by Grant McomieGrant's Getaways: Guide To Wildlife Watching In Oregon by Grant Mcomie

Grant's Getaways: Guide To Wildlife Watching In Oregon

byGrant Mcomie

Paper over Board | August 3, 2015

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Grant McOmie and discover that there is always something new to see in Oregon. Many of Grant's favorite wildlife watching destinations are included in this handy guidebook and they have also been featured in the popular television Oregon travel series Grant's Getaways. This is a detailed reference book for wildlife viewing and is part of his new series of guidebooks.
A fifth-generation Oregonian, McOmie is a journalist, author, and teacher who realized he hadn't seen enough of his native state and he has spent much of his thirty-year career as a news reporter exploring Oregon. He ended up enjoying his getaways so much that he decided to share these "teachable moments with touchable history" in a ne...
Title:Grant's Getaways: Guide To Wildlife Watching In OregonFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:204 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:August 3, 2015Publisher:Graphic Arts BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941821839

ISBN - 13:9781941821831

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Table of Contents

Contents Map Acknowledgments Introduction SPRING Dancing Antlers and Oregon's Secret Garden/Reedsport, Oregon Youth Outdoor Day @EE Wilson Wildlife Area/Near Corvallis, Oregon First Hand Oregon/St Paul, Oregon Lend a Hand at Oregon's All Volunteer Hatchery/Netarts Bay Paddle for Peace of Mind/Beaver Creek Water Trail and State Park Wildlife Safari/Winston, Oregon A Friend to the Critters/Grants Pass, Oregon Best Seat of the House/Cape Lookout State Park Trail Bird-a-thon on the High Desert/Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area At Home on the Antelope Range/Hart Mountain Wildlife Refuge Honkers at Home/Snake River Islands Wildlife Area-Farewell Bend State Park Yaquina Head/Newport, Oregon SUMMER All Painted Up @ Irrigon Wildlife Area/Pendleton, Oregon Cascades Raptor Center-Fern Ridge Washington/Eugene, Oregon Where Lewis and Clark Paddled @ Blind Slough/Near Astoria Siltcoos River Canoe Trail/Florence, Oregon Dinosaurs with Fins/Bonneville Fish Hatchery Watch the Salmon/Winchester Dam Wildlife Area/Roseburg, Oregon Flying Trout/Mt Hood National Forest Waterfowl Haven@ Denman Wildlife Area/Central Point, Oregon Casting a Line/Scanning the Skies @ Prineville Wildlife Area/Prineville, Oregon Bridge Creek Wildlife Area/Pendleton, Oregon Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge/Newport, Oregon Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge and State Park/Tillamook, Oregon FALL Focus on Nature/Tillamook State Forest Fernhill Restorative Garden/Forest Grove, Oregon Downtown Salmon/Coos Bay, Oregon Bonney Butte Raptors/Mount Hood, Oregon Sauvie Island Sandhills/Multnomah County, Oregon Afoot and Afloat on the Nestucca River/Pacific City, Oregon High Desert Shorebirds @ Coyote Springs Wildlife Area/Pendleton, Oregon A Pelican Can @ Willow Creek Wildlife Area/Pendleton, Oregon Dip a Paddle in the South Slough National Estuary/Charleston, Oregon Birding in Bandon/Bandon, Oregon All Hands on Deck @ Yaquina Bay/Newport, Oregon Wildlife Spirit Resources/Corvallis, Oregon WINTER Summer Lake Wildlife Area/Paisley, Oregon A Convocation of Eagles/Linn County, Oregon Eagle Watch/Lake Billy Chinook B-52s of the Waterfowl World/Trojan Pond/Near Rainier, Oregon Eagle Patrol @ Klamath Wildlife Refuge/Klamath Falls, Oregon A Gang of Elk @ Elkhorn Wildlife Area/Baker City, Oregon Visitor Friendly Hatchery/North Fork Nehalem River Turkeys, Deer, and Bears, Oh My!/White River Wildlife Area Lend a Hand with Wildlife @ Jewell Meadows Washington/Clatsop County, Oregon Big Horns of the Weneha Wildlife Area/Enterprise, Oregon Wild in the City/Metro Natural Areas and Greenspaces/Portland, Oregon Winter Dungeness Crab-Recipes/Astoria, Oregon Index

Editorial Reviews

"Grant has a way of capturing the Oregon experience in a way that is both casual and compelling. He leaves you feeling as if you'd just shared a cup of coffee with a good friend as he reveals the secret details of an upcoming adventure . . . and invites you into it! His writings capture this spirit of his personality and exude his 'Get out here' approach to life, the outdoors. and all things Oregon.-Todd Davidson, CEO, Travel Oregon"Grant's new book of Oregon getaways offers a fine collection of places for some of the state's best fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities. His getaways will set you on the right track to enjoying Oregon's natural wonders. So, as Grant likes to say, 'Get out there and explore the Oregon outdoors' and be sure to grab a rod, binoculars, and this book before you go."-Roy Elicker, Director, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife"Every week, Grant McOmie thrills KGW's audience with his exciting outdoor stories. Now, this book gives readers that same opportunity to adventure with Grant! "-Rick Jacobs, Executive News Director, KGW Media Group"Grant McOmie has built a career of discovering the secret places we all seek . . . be they quiet, peaceful, serene, interesting, challenging, or rewarding. . . . Most are in our own backyard. All are in his book."-Bill Monroe, The Oregonian "I've been a fan of Grant McOmie since his cub reporter days in Seattle. He is the voice of the great Pacific Northwest outdoors. Capturing not only the story of the destination, but sharing the legends, yarns, and accounts of the personalities that make Oregon this unique place we call home. Great read, makes me want to get outdoors even more!" -John Williams, creator/host of Wheelchair Destinations"Grant has long been a favorite of mine and now he's sharing the how, what, where, and when of his insightful outdoor adventures. Whether tree climbing, cooking up a crawfish boil, digging clams and fossils, kayaking, snowshoeing, or soaring skyward, Grant offers 101 concise vignettes that intrigue and encourage us to lace up our boots and get out there. As Grant so aptly puts, 'Why live here if you don't go searching for those singular moments which set Oregon apart.' Amen." -MJ Cody, co-editor of Wild in the City"Think you know Oregon? Find out more! Grant McOmie is a walking encyclopedia of information on the Pacific Northwest's out of doors."-Jennie Logsdon-Martin,"Grant (who is an Oregon treasure) describes Oregon's traveled and not-so-traveled roads in a manner that will spur readers to gather the family, gas up the vehicle, grab outdoor equipment, and experience our glorious Oregon. Grant's enthusiastic and easy-going style comes across on each page. Keep Grant's Getaways and a map in your car any time of the year there are adventures and memories to be made. I'll see you around the state." -Gerry Frank, columnist for The Oregonian and author of Gerry Frank's Oregon