Monthly Archives: March 2011

More announcements

Help Restore Munger Natural Area with Tualatin Riverkeepers, Saturday, April 2nd, 9am-noon. Located at Scholls-Sherwood Road & Munger Lane. For more information contact Monica at 503.620.7507 or Celebrate Portland’s Arbor Week 2011, April 4-9. More information and schedule of events here. National Environmental Education Week is April 10-16th. … Continue reading

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Nature-related campaigns

Don’t forget about the spring activity guide (PDF) from Nature Rocks The Lets G.O.! campaign from the Children & Nature Network begins April 1st: The goal of Let’s G.O.! events is to bring together intergenerational groups of people to get … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: learning to use binoculars

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Spring break week (updated)

I updated my post about what Patrick and I were going to do over his preschool spring break, here.

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Monday thought of the week: companionship

A thought: If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live … Continue reading

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Trilliam Festival, April 2-3 at Tryon Creek State Park

Just a little over a week until the annual Trillium Festival at Tryon Creek State Park: Trillium Festival and Native & Hardy Plant Sale Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3, 2011 10:00-4:00pm “The Trillium Festival is a celebration of Oregonian’s love … Continue reading

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Metro: In search of … the wild Mount Talbert

From Metro: In search of … the wild Mount Talbert Explore the springtime beauty of this unique lava dome as you wander through a white oak woodland in search of wildlife, spring blooms and geologic stories in the stones of … Continue reading

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Metro: Springtime at Chehalem Ridge, April 2

From Metro: Springtime at Chehalem Ridge Choose your adventure at Chehalem Ridge Natural Area, joining one of two simultaneous explorations in this 1,100-acre forest. Located in the Chehalem Mountains near Forest Grove, the property features views of five Cascade peaks, … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: first day of spring

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Spring break week (updated 3/29)

My son is (was) on break from preschool this week. We’ve got (had) big plans. Monday: Macleay Park ✔ (more pictures) Tuesday: Hoyt Arboretum for a guided tour ✔ (more pictures) Wednesday: Molalla River State Park in Canby, south of … Continue reading

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