A blog created by Donna Matrazzo, science and history writer living and working in a floating home on the Multnomah Channel on Sauvie Island outside Portland, Oregon, USA. Posts include wildlife encounters and descriptions, kayaking, other boating, moorage life, history, Sauvie Island Conservancy, the river, and the crazy, quirky and unexpected experiences of living on the water. I'm the author of "Wild Things: Adventures of a Grassroots Environmentalist," an Oregon Book Award finalist.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Heron on my Deck
A wondrous part of living here is feeling close to wildlife. It doesn't get much better than when a great blue heron lands on your deck, a few feet away from where you're sitting.