- All writings and photographs on this site are, unless otherwise noted, © Michael D. Barton.
- Wednesday photo of the week: playing with spittlebugs
- Monday thought of the week: let nature be your teacher
- BOOK: Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the Natural World
- Upcoming nature events in Portland
- Wednesday photo of the week: ladybug nature walk
- BOOK REVIEW: In, by Nikki McClure & Portland book talk on May 30
- Monday thought of the week: let them look
- Wednesday photo of the week: fern girl
- Pledge to Celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 16th; two ways to win!
- Monday thought of the week: for it all to mean anything
Monthly Archives: March 2011
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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
I updated my post about what Patrick and I were going to do over his preschool spring break, here.
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
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
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
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