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The Pacific Northwest is considered a hot spot in the nation for green infrastructure implementation. Where we used to pave, pipe, and channel, we are now restoring natural functions. We are creating spaces and places that are healthier, safer, and more livable for people and wildlife. Take a self-guided tour of innovative stormwater management facilities in downtown Portland.
The 170-acre Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge on the east bank of the Willamette River in Portland became Portland's first urban wildlife refuge in 1988 and today is one of the most popular urban wildlife areas in the region. If you haven't walked the loop yet, you've got to go.