You will have an opportunity to see a work party in action! Learn about many different aspects of life in community. Please RSVP to email@example.com, and you will get a reminder with the name of your guide and where to meet.
We will meet at the Common House at 10:30am. Bring your questions, it’s always more fun with good questions! We will see a Coho work party, tour the path, the gardens, the bike barn, and more! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, so we know to wait for you.
Peahens investigating Christina’s balcony. These independent peahens have been spotted at different sites around South Corvallis for several weeks. Then they discovered Coho. Who doesn’t want to live at Coho? Unfortunately, they enjoy roosting on our tall buildings. They can be heard calling from various areas around Coho and South Corvallis at different times of […]
When we first moved to Coho, I just couldn’t get the whole “wildlife corridor” concept, especially when I saw deer walking down the main path at Coho. When I asked about the wildlife corridor, one of the stories I heard involved newts being able to cross the fire lane from the swale behind bldgs 6 […]
Text and Photo by Betty B. Most bee species are solitary, meaning that each female cares for her own offspring. Eggs are laid one at a time in a chamber created from mud or chewed up plant leaves, provisioned with bee bread made from pollen and nectar, and then sealed up. Then she starts a […]
While clearing the valerian “forest” on the bike barn path (also known as the snake bed), I was wishing something could be made out of the plant material, such as fabric. Then the thought occurred: hollow tubes, these could be mason bee homes! Anyone can make a simple structure for native bees out of valerian […]
One of the two groups of devotees of the activity formerly known as crossfit who practice at Coho with social distancing (except for the family group featured last. Enjoy this quick view!
Covid-19 has brought marimba practice sessions out of doors this spring. There are a number of marimba classes at Coho. Most days music drifts down the path. The Coho path really does sound like the video. This particular performance was for a high school music class taking place on-line. Raine and Katie asked Coho friends […]
You might say I missed my calling in life. I should have been a water witcher. Oh, well… some creative plumbing for a tree with a non-invasive root system and we have a tree that will one day shade the circle in front of the common house and the path in that area. Only one […]
Trees! They provide oxygen, keep us cool in the summer, provide nesting places for our winged friends, and shade to play in. We finally got around to planting some trees for the path, and discovered that all of our underground utilities and coho plumbing make it difficult to find a good spot for trees. […]