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

ContentsMapAcknowledgmentsIntroductionSPRINGDancing Antlers and Oregon's Secret Garden/Reedsport, OregonYouth Outdoor Day @EE Wilson Wildlife Area/Near Corvallis, OregonFirst Hand Oregon/St Paul, OregonLend a Hand at Oregon's All Volunteer Hatchery/Netarts BayPaddle for Peace of Mind/Beaver Creek Water Trail and State ParkWildlife Safari/Winston, OregonA Friend to the Critters/Grants Pass, Oregon Best Seat of the House/Cape Lookout State Park TrailBird-a-thon on the High Desert/Ladd Marsh Wildlife AreaAt Home on the Antelope Range/Hart Mountain Wildlife RefugeHonkers at Home/Snake River Islands Wildlife Area-Farewell Bend State ParkYaquina Head/Newport, OregonSUMMERAll Painted Up @ Irrigon Wildlife Area/Pendleton, OregonCascades Raptor Center-Fern Ridge Washington/Eugene, OregonWhere Lewis and Clark Paddled @ Blind Slough/Near AstoriaSiltcoos River Canoe Trail/Florence, OregonDinosaurs with Fins/Bonneville Fish HatcheryWatch the Salmon/Winchester Dam Wildlife Area/Roseburg, OregonFlying Trout/Mt Hood National ForestWaterfowl Haven@ Denman Wildlife Area/Central Point, OregonCasting a Line/Scanning the Skies @ Prineville Wildlife Area/Prineville, OregonBridge Creek Wildlife Area/Pendleton, OregonOregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge/Newport, OregonCape Meares National Wildlife Refuge and State Park/Tillamook, OregonFALLFocus on Nature/Tillamook State ForestFernhill Restorative Garden/Forest Grove, OregonDowntown Salmon/Coos Bay, OregonBonney Butte Raptors/Mount Hood, OregonSauvie Island Sandhills/Multnomah County, OregonAfoot and Afloat on the Nestucca River/Pacific City, OregonHigh Desert Shorebirds @ Coyote Springs Wildlife Area/Pendleton, OregonA Pelican Can @ Willow Creek Wildlife Area/Pendleton, OregonDip a Paddle in the South Slough National Estuary/Charleston, OregonBirding in Bandon/Bandon, OregonAll Hands on Deck @ Yaquina Bay/Newport, OregonWildlife Spirit Resources/Corvallis, OregonWINTERSummer Lake Wildlife Area/Paisley, OregonA Convocation of Eagles/Linn County, OregonEagle Watch/Lake Billy ChinookB-52s of the Waterfowl World/Trojan Pond/Near Rainier, OregonEagle Patrol @ Klamath Wildlife Refuge/Klamath Falls, OregonA Gang of Elk @ Elkhorn Wildlife Area/Baker City, OregonVisitor Friendly Hatchery/North Fork Nehalem River Turkeys, Deer, and Bears, Oh My!/White River Wildlife AreaLend a Hand with Wildlife @ Jewell Meadows Washington/Clatsop County, OregonBig Horns of the Weneha Wildlife Area/Enterprise, OregonWild in the City/Metro Natural Areas and Greenspaces/Portland, OregonWinter Dungeness Crab-Recipes/Astoria, OregonIndex

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