Sustainable Agriculture & Energy

http://www.Roads2Pendleton.com
Open Date:

Fri, May 19, 2017

Close Date:

Sun, Dec 31, 2017

 
Description:

Boardman is located on 'Oregon’s Other Coastline' (the Columbia River) located 200 miles east of Portland … the surrounding area is an exciting economic region with sophisticated technologies in sustainable agriculture & energy, irrigation, tree-farming, biofuel , food processing, transportation, communications infrastructure servicing the global community, and more …

Come explore the process of getting food from the farm to the table at the local SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture & Energy) Center in Boardman … Compare your skills with GPS technology to plant corn with their hands-on simulated tractor exhibit … Soar over Morrow County in their simulated hot-air balloon to see some of the best farmland in the country …

Come view the ‘sustainable closed-loop’ Threemile Canyon Farms … 25,000 dairy cows … the calf nursery ... 352 computerized crop circles … and dairy-manure-methane gas generating electricity … simply amazing ...

Visit the McNary Lock & Dam completed in 1954 ... See the 14 hydroelectric generators that produce 6.5 billion kilowatt-hours each year for Northwest power users ... Each year, more than 7 million tons of cargo pass through the McNary Lock and Dam ... also watch salmon as they swim up the ladder in the Oregon Fish View Room ...

Visit the Sno-Road Winery and Echo Ridge Winery vineyards & tasting rooms ... then enjoy a drive along the Umatilla River ... with a stop at the 'pheasant farm' just before arriving back in Pendleton ...

Included is 'private van' transportation and 'lunch & Tillamook ice-cream' after the morning SAGE Center visit ...

Day adventure departs your local Pendleton hotel or the Pendleton Convention Center at 9am and returns by 5pm ...

YES it's a 'long day' ... BUT a 'one-of-a-kind' Adventure only available on Tuesday !!!

No Refunds, but all Day-Adventures can always be rescheduled, or transferred to another person ...

Location:

1601 Westgate

Pendleton, OR

97801
Hours:
Only Tuesdays 9am-5pm
Admission:
Admission Charge
Phone Number:
(425) 493-4555
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