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  • Wherever your journeys take you... share them on The Stream.

  • Capture some animals (on film) and share them with us!

  • A surfer? Hiker? Outdoor adventurer? What are your interests?

  • Show off your favorite photos or videos to other young people.

  • What kind of outdoor adventures do you enjoy?

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    Whale Watching

    Whale watching is a popular seasonal activity all along the Oregon Coast.

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    Wildlife Spotting

    Encountering wildlife in its natural setting can require patience and persistence.

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    Marine Debris Hunters

    Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds head outdoors to help clean up beaches and waterways to keep wildlife safe from marine debris. Featured are efforts by volunteer SCUBA divers and teenagers to remove trash from a Newport area beach and the Yaquina Bay estuary.

  • Saving the Silverspot

    Youth volunteers from all over Oregon come to the aid of the tiniest of creatures, the Oregon Silverspot Butterfly. See how these stewards help recreate missing habitat so the insect has a better shot at survival.

  • Building An Underwater Garden

    Volunteers with the Oregon Coast Aquarium and from around Newport get muddy and wet to plant eelgrass beds in the Yaquina Bay.

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    Conservation Projects

    Help save and restore Oregon's natural areas by getting involved in a conservation project.

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    Building ROVs

    If you're interested in engineering, try building a remotely operated underwater robot!

  • Life In Ruins: Yaquina City and Paradise Lost

    If you travel along the Yaquina Bay Road about three to four miles east of Newport, you can still see signs of the little community called Yaquina City.

  • Life In Ruins: Golden's Tarnished Ecosystem

    Once a prosperous gold-mining community, this picturesque ghost town is also an example of habitat destruction and reclamation.

  • Life In Ruins: The West Battery

    Fort Stevens State Park is a great place to go wildlife spotting. How many species can you identify living among the ruins of this old military base?

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