Sanctuary for Wolves

A nonprofit organization near Waldport provides a home for wolves as well as educational tours for visitors. STORY BY EMILY KOLKEMO/PHOTOS COURTESY WHITE WOLF SANCTUARY In the forested mountains east of Waldport, wolves howl and play from amid the safety of spacious, enclosed habitats. The White Wolf Sanctuary, a nonprofit […]


Seals are Cute—But Not Abandoned

It’s that time of year again: Seal pups are appearing on beaches along the Oregon coast. Though they may appear to be abandoned, most of the time they are just resting and waiting for mom. Beachgoers are asked to stifle their desire to assist these animals in some way, and […]


Spring Whale Watch

Don’t miss the gray whales as they blow, breach, and fluke their way from their breeding and birthing grounds near Baja, Mexico, to the feeding areas of the Bering and Chukchi seas off Alaska during Whale Week. This year’s watch week is just in time for Oregon’s spring break, taking […]