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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Foster Powell
About Me:
I've lived in Portland since 1998, and I blog about all things related to nature in our city.

the Nature of Portland blog:
http://thenatureofportland.blogspot.com/

the Nature of Portland on FaceBook:
http://www.facebook.com/theNatureofPortland

On Twitter as PDX_Nature_Nut:
https://twitter.com/PDX_Nature_Nut

Nature of Portland Flickr photo group:
http://www.flickr.com/groups/natureofportland/
What do you love about Portland?
City life, but still closely connected to nature.
My music:
Rock, alternative, classical, bluegrass and Americana
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
Sellwood - Moreland, and Clinton. Just the cozy neighborhood feel, and proximity to downtown.

Read the Portland Nature Focus!  A Daily publication featuring stories of interest to Portland nature enthusiasts.  Subscribe via e-mail, or read online.

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When a Cricket is not a Cricket: Cicadas in Oregon

As posted on the Nature of Portland blog:

I love the sound of crickets in the evening.  They always remind me of summers where I grew up in North Carolina.  It seems like we had more crickets there, and where my grandparents lived in the mid-west, than we do here in western Oregon (or should I say HEAR in western Oregon?). I don't know if that's true, but it…

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Posted on July 27, 2013 at 1:29pm — 1 Comment

River Otters, Sea Otters, and Otter 501

It seems I've been circling some sort of strange otter nexus, lately.…

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Posted on June 14, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Afternoon on the Esplanade

It's Rose Festival time in Portland. 

 Last week, I decided to go down to the East Bank Esplanade to watch the ships come in for Fleet Week.  It was a beautiful afternoon, and in between ships I was able to do a…

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Posted on June 13, 2012 at 9:00am

Spring Blooms at Camassia Natural Area: Part I

Common Camas lily and Rosy…

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Posted on May 8, 2012 at 8:11am

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At 2:39pm on April 7, 2011, FosterPowellPDX said…

Matt - no worries at all, thanks for keeping it real! We need your help, ha ha 

At 11:44am on April 7, 2011, Tamra Tiemeyer said…
Thanks Matt, we are now officially a group of two!
At 11:49am on April 2, 2011, Angela Higgins said…
Hey - nice photos and thanks much for sharing!!
 
 
 

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