A Year in the Long Life of Forest Park – A Photographic Essay Benefiting the Forest Park Conservancy

“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.

The exhibit’s partners include: Bruce MacGregor Photography, World Forestry Center, Pro Photo Supply, WEND Magazine and AdPrint Company.

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.