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Prairie Inspiration

See photos from a Fishtrap workshop that convened writers from around the West at Oregon's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve.

The sun rises over the Conservancy's Zumwalt Prairie Preserve. Read more about the writing workshop

A selection of artifacts to inspire the first day's writing.

Dinner at camp, with special guest Janie Tippett, longtime Fishtrap participant and columnist for the Agri-Times Northwest, who read a piece of her nature writing.

Workshop participants hike to the top of Zumwalt's Harsin Butte, and spy a herd of elk, below.

Heading back to the tents after a long day.

Outpost writers gathered on the last day at camp for a group photo.

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