The last time folks got a look at River Island Natural Area on the Clackamas River, it looked like a construction zone. Seeing the benefits of new logjams, river channels and gravel deposits took a huge imaginative effort. But six years later, the good work is clear. Take a drone-eye view of a still-growing-up restoration project.
Plus: What role does urban greenery play in combatin climate change, and how do past racist planning polices continue to determine what neighborhoods stay cool in heat waves? And meet two new natural areas.
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