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Rolling in a RV: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

Rolling in a RV: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

WASHINGTON — The wetlands basin is part of the flood plain of the Tualatin River. Early setters cleared, ditched, and drained the land. Invasive grass was planted as cattle feed.

Later the area was a dumping ground for construction and cannery waste. In the 1970s concerned citizens began restoring the wetlands. The restoration is still a work in progress and includes wetlands, ponds, marshes, sloughs, meadows, and forests.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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