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North Valley Road

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Location

From I-5: From the south, take the Donald/Aurora exit 278 north of Salem. Follow the signs to Newberg. When you reach 99W, turn left. The highway splits near the center of town. Just past that point, turn right on Meridian Street. After one block, you will see the campus on the right. From the north, take the Tigard/Newberg exit 294 shortly after leaving Portland city limits. Stay on 99W until you reach Newberg. At Meridian Street (just past the highway split near the center of town), turn right. Campus is on the right. From McMinnville and Dundee on 99W, turn left on Meridian. Follow Meridian Street across southbound 99W (Hancock Street) for one block; campus is on the right.

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Habitat and Birds

Acorn Woodpeckers are the main draw to this location but other woodpeckers are possible as well. Barn Owl has been reported from here. Hutton’s Vireo and Black-capped Chickadee are probably around. Nuthatches and creepers visit the conifers on campus and Cedar Waxwings feed on ornamental fruit trees. Townsend Warbler, Evening Grosbeak, and Lesser Goldfinch have been recorded here.

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