“A Year in the Long Life of Forest Park” has been selected as one of four rotating exhibits at World Forestry Center for 2009. Offering a highly visible public venue, it will be a three month World Forestry Center exhibit; galvanizing public support for stewardship of Forest Park and advocating for the preservation of its natural values. A walk through the exhibit will take you on a photographic journery through the four seasons of Forest Park.
A portfolio of exhibit images can be seen at www.brucemacgregorphotography.com; from the main menu, click on “Stories”, then “Forest Park”.
Location: World Forestry Center, Portland, OR
Dates: July 12 – September 27
Closing Reception: September 25, 2009 (Presentation by Nick Fish, the Standard and an exclusive auction of all exhibit photographs to benefit FPC).
About the photographer
Bruce MacGregor is a Portland-based photojournalist, working on stories about Oregon’s leadership role in the green revolution. His essay on A Year in the Long Life of Forest Park is part of a larger, unfinished work tentatively titled Urban Wilderness; Imagined Landscapes, about the thinning boundary between society and nature. Pursuing photojournalism after a career in high tech, MacGregor has degrees in physics, education and photography.