WALKING MY DOG ONE NIGHT last fall, I glanced up into a sprawling maple tree to see the bright eyes of several raccoons reflected in my headlamp. As I pulled into a parking lot a few days later, I watched a half-dozen deer graze a suburban lawn. On the outskirts of town, I’ve seen coyotes […]
Editor’s Note: Getting Along with the Neighbors
The wildlife in our yards and neighborhoods may please or sometimes annoy us, but they connect us to a web of life that appears to be unraveling before our eyes.
Terra+ Winter 2015
Biomedical research takes on a towering presence in Portland.
Welcome to the Winter 2011 issue of Terra magazine My dad navigated merchant ships across the high seas long before his profession became dependent on satellites and GPS. All Karel Houtman needed to know his location was a clear sky, a sextant and a chart. He always felt more comfortable at sea than on land […]