Reed College Canyon

Canyon Field Notes

Learn more about life in the canyon with Zac Perry, Reed's canyon guru, as he discusses the impact of non-native plants, endangered species, and how Reed compliments the efforts of the USDA, the City of Portland and other organizations in the region to protect one of Portland's remaining historical waterways. Subscribe to these videos in iTunesU and have them automatically downloaded when a new episode is released.

Fish Sighting Fall 2014

Underwater Wildlife Camera movie

Underwater Wildlife Camera March 2011

See the highlights of the view from underwater during March 2011.
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Underwater Wildlife Camera movie

Underwater Wildlife Camera February 2011

See the highlights of the view from underwater during February 2011.
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Underwater Wildlife Camera movie

Underwater Wildlife Camera January 2011

See the highlights of the view from underwater during January 2011.
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Rivelli Farm Restoration

View a video of the Rivelli Farm's restoration process.
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Canyon Day 2010

Canyon Day Fall 2010

Highlights from this fall's canyon day.
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Canyon Day 2010

Canyon Day Fall 2010 Dedication Ceremony

Footage from this fall's canyon day dedication cermony.
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Canyon Day 2010

Canyon Day Spring 2010

Highlights from this spring's canyon day.
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Underwater Wildlife Camera February-March 2010

See the view from underwater with the new underwater camera, installed February, 2010: View the video or read more about the camera.

canyonday 2009 imageCanyon Day Fall 2009

Highlights from this fall's canyon day.
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A pair of steelhead trout were seen in the fish ladder in March 2009.
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springwater imageReed canary grass

Find out about the impact reed canary grass has on the native species of lamprey that breeds in the canyon.
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canyonday imageCanyon Day

When did Canyon Day begin? How has it changed over the years? Find out by watching!
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The new pedestrian bridge

See what the new pedestrian bridge looks like, and find out about its impact on the canyon.
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Bark boring moths

Find out about the black pagoda-like traps, and how they're helping to keep the tree canopy alive and healthy.
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Bees in the canyon

What happens when a beehive is found in the canyon? Find out more about bees and Reed's response to the discovery.
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Sawtooth dogfly

Find out how Reed is helping out the USDA study the sawtooth dogfly in its native habitat (the canyon!).
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