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Oregon White Oak is also called Garry Oak (Quercus garryana). Its range is from southwest British Columbia to southern California. In the Willamette Valley, oak savannas were created as native peoples used fire as a management tool to harvest certain plants, remove undergrowth in oak groves to make acorns more visible, and improve deer and elk habitat.
Lacamas Lake Regional Park and the Washougal Greenway are jewels of the Clark County Parks & Recreation park system. Covering over 312 acres, the park hosts a six mile network of scenic hiking and cycling trails that pass through dense forest and by three impressive waterfalls, as well as Round Lake and Lacamas Creek.
Called the green jewel in the heart of Vancouver, Burnt Bridge Creek Greenway Trail truly is an amazing swath of green infrastructure. With a series of apved, shared use trails, it continues for nearly eight miles past some of the best wild areas in Vancouver — from wetlands to heavy forest to open grassland. The location, right in the middle of the city, makes it all easily accessible from a number of different trailheads and many neighborhoods, either by foot or bicycle.