E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area – Hasso Hering


A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

A glance of the past, from high up

Written September 4th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Last week I had a brief visit in his office with Shawn Woods, manager of the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area. And he hauled out huge reproductions of aerial photos I had never seen before.

E.E. Wilson: Go for the berries

Written August 24th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

This time of year, blackberries are the best reason for visiting the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area in Benton County. Which is why I rode the bike there this week.

Autumn visit: Return to E.E. Wilson

Written October 26th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

If you’re looking for a little solitude close to home, the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area northwest of Albany is the place to go. And if you take your bike instead of driving, you don’t have to worry about the $10 parking permit the state wants you to buy before leaving your car at any of the areas […]

A tribute to true wetlands

Written March 1st, 2015 by Hasso Hering

These watery places are not in danger — except perhaps of drying up too much late in the summer of very dry years. They are also obviously useful to all kinds of plants and wildlife of the kind we have at the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area in northern Benton County.

Sunshine called for a ride

Written March 1st, 2015 by Hasso Hering

March 1 is still winter, supposedly, but it sure felt like spring in the Willamette Valley, and that called for the obligatory bike ride on the abandoned roads of the former Camp Adair. Well, almost abandoned roads.

Where the good berries are

Written August 3rd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Blackberries, one of the compensations making up for a long summer heat wave! And nowhere are they more plentiful than along the car-less roads of the E.E. Wilson Wildlife Area in north Benton County.

E.E. Wilson in February

Written February 25th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Here’s a quick reminder concerning the E.E Wilson Wildlife Area northwest of Albany in northern Benton County. I take an old bike out there now and then for a change of scenery.

Cycle around town!
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