Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge


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Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:16507 SW Roy Rogers Rd
Sherwood, OR 97140

Phone:503-590-5811
Fax:503-590-6702
Web: www.fws.gov/tualatinriver
Established: 1992.
Location:Northwestern Oregon, 15 miles southwest of downtown Portland.
Activities:Guided canoe tours, guided bird walks, hiking.
Special Features:Refuge is home to nearly 200 species of birds, more than 50 species of mammals, 25 species of reptiles and amphibians, and a wide variety of insects, fish, and plants.
Habitats: When acquisition is complete, the refuge will total over 3,000 acres of rivers and streams, seasonal and permanent wetlands, forested wetlands, riparian areas, grasslands, shrublands, and forested uplands.
Access: Site is currently under development and access is limited; contact refuge office for details.
Wild life: Migrating waterfowl, beaver, deer, heron, native fish, raptors, and songbirds.

See other parks in Oregon.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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According to the Oregonian/OregonLive, a new quarry will soon be developed near Sherwood, Ore., on a 35-acre site immediately adjacent to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. Tonquin Holdings, the company behind the proposed Tonquin Quarry, said applications for the federal permits needed to drain wetlands and commence with quarrying will be filed soon.
Friends of the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge were surprised to learn that the refuge they'd been supporting for 10+ years was recognized by Sunset as one of 10 preserved paradises of the American West (www.sunset.com/paradise).