Monthly Archives: May 2011
From the Friends of Tryon Creek: Sustainability Day at Tryon Creek, May 21st, 1 – 4 p.m. Join PSU students and Friends of Tryon Creek to learn simple ways we can all live more in tune with the earth. Walk … Continue reading
Maricara Natural Area is located in southwest Portland, about a 1/4 mile from our house. Yesterday evening Patrick and I headed over there after we were unable to get a bus down to the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in … Continue reading
Although Patrick fell asleep, last night I thoroughly enjoyed listening to President Teddy Roosevelt expound on the importance of conservation and love of nature at an event for the Tualatin River Bird Festival. Hurrah!
Via CNRG: Come learn about the remarkable 3-Creeks Natural Area and a proposed extension of Sunnybrook Blvd. that threatens this regionally significant widlife habitat and vital community resource. The 3-Creeks Natural Area is located in North Clackamas County, adjacent to … Continue reading
Via: To help celebrate the 2011 United Nations International Year of Forests, the University of Portland School of Education, The World Forestry Center, Oregon State University, Oregon Forest Resource Institute and Oregon Natural Resources Education Program invite you to join us … Continue reading
The Tualatin River Bird Festival begins tonight with a Teddy Roosevelt impersonator at Tigard High School. I won tickets through Facebook so Patrick and I will be going there, and a twilight walk Friday evening at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. On Saturday, Tryon … Continue reading
A thought: Wouldn’t it be nice if children came home from school refreshed rather than bored? Instead of the “What-did-you-do-in-school-today?-Nothing” conversation, the response could be, “We followed the stream behind the school down to the Ashuelot River and learned all … Continue reading