Trivia and interesting links...
Oregon, the Beaver State. Here are some official facts about our state:
Largest City: Portland
State Animal: American Beaver
State Tree: Douglas Fir
State Flower: Oregon Grape
State Fish: Chinook Salmon
State Nut: Hazelnut (Filbert)
State Rock: Thunder egg
State Bird: Western Meadowlark
State Gem: Oregon Sunstone
State Motto: "She flies with her own wings."
Oregon's official State Song is "Oregon, My Oregon."
"Land of the empire builders, land of the golden west,
Conquered and hailed by free men, the fairest and the best.
Onward and upward ever, forward-- and on, and on!
Hail to thee, land of heroes, my Oregon!"
A really nice song about Oregon: