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Mountain Meadow

Mountain Meadow

Taken near Anthony Lake in far eastern Oregon, it is a nice roadside distraction. Just follow the directions to Anthony Lakes Ski Area from Baker City or Haines. You see a beautiful part of the state, and things that most… read more Mountain Meadow

Shelf Fungus

Fungi that feed off of a living tree have been reported to weigh as much as 300 lbs/136 kg. Most are poisonous and some are hard enough to fashion into jewelry or beautiful works of art. Certain varieties have been… read more Shelf Fungus

Stein's Pillar

Steins Pillar

Steins Pillar stands 350 feet tall, towering above the meadows and ponderosa and lodgepole pine trees below. Named after Major Enoch Steen, a misspelling took hold and we have Steins Pillar. It is a remnant of valley full of ash… read more Steins Pillar

Work of a Beaver

The Work of a Beaver…

The State mammal of Oregon is the American Beaver. It is also the national animal of Canada. A large semi-aquatic rodent, it lives in ponds, streams, rivers, and lakes. They are know for creating a debris dam and lodge in… read more The Work of a Beaver…

Foggy Roadside

Foggy Morning

A road in northeastern Linn county, on a foggy morning. Download HD Wallpaper

Aspen and Ponderosa

Aspen and Ponderosa

Along the road into Black Butte Ranch, near Sisters, there is a grove of aspen trees. Since the area is also home to ponderosa pine tree, an interesting mix can occur. Download HD Wallpaper Location via Google Maps

Douglas Fir

Douglas Fir

The Douglas fir tree is extremely common in western Oregon. The tree can survive for several hundreds or perhaps a thousand years, with mature trees ranging from 100 ft/30 m to 320ft/98 m tall and up to 8 ft/2.4 m in diameter…. read more Douglas Fir