William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge

A natural area in the Willamette Valley. It was created to provide wintering habitat for Dusky Canada Geese. Unlike other Canada Geese, Dusky Canada Geese have limited summer and winter ranges. They nest on Alaska's Copper River Delta and winter almost exclusively in the Willamette Valley.

Dusky Canada Geese
A.K.A. Olympic elk, is the largest of the four surviving subspecies of elk in North America.
This elk herd was over one hundred strong.
In the wild, Roosevelt Elk rarely live beyond 12 to 15 years, however in captivity they have been known to live over 25 years.
 The dusky is a subspecies of Canada goose that breeds only in the Copper River Delta area on the south-central coast of Alaska and on islands in the Prince William Sound and Gulf of Alaska.