Upcoming nature events in Portland

January 4 | Christmas Bird Count | Audubon Society of Portland

January 13 | Lecture: Looking Up — The Benefits of Our Oldest Trees | Milwaukie Center

January 15 | Screening of UK children and nature documentary Project Wild Thing | McMenamins Mission Theater

January 16 | Insatiable Voracity: Telling David Douglas’ Story through Birds | Audubon Society of Portland

January 18 | Build a Birdhouse Family Program | THPRD/Cooper Mountain Nature Park

January 21 | Natural History of Pika in Oregon | Oregon Wildlife

January 25 | Audubon Kids Day | Audubon Society of Portland

January 25 | Park After Dark: Owl Prowl | THPRD/Tualatin Hills Nature Park

January 26 | Stories in the stones on Mount Talbert | Metro

January 30 | Nature Kids Preschool Open House | THPRD/Tualatin Hills Nature Park

January 30 | Mount Scott/Scouter Mountain Trail open house | Metro

February 1 | Winter walk at Newell Creek Canyon | Metro

February 1 | Park After Dark: Owl Prowl | THPRD/Cooper Mountain Nature Park

February 8 | Raptor Road Trip 2014 on Sauvie Island | Metro/Audubon Society of Portland

February 10 | Name That Tree! Get to Know the Trees in Your Neighborhood | Fairview-Columbia Library

February 14 | Kids’ Nature Night Out: Rabbit Tales | THPRD/Tualatin Hills Nature Park

February 14-17 | Great Backyard Bird Count | Cornell Lab of Ornithology/National Audubon Society

February 22 | Winter birds at Smith and Bybee Wetlands | Metro

March 1 | Build a Birdfeeder | THPRD/Tualatin Hills Nature Park

March 1 | Stayin’ alive: Winter survival shelters for families at Oxbow Regional Park | Metro

March 2 | Winter twigs of Graham Oaks Nature Park | Metro

March 8 | Winter birds at Smith and Bybee Wetlands | Metro

Regular nature outings (check websites for seasonal scheduling): Nature Days in the Park and Nature Mobile from Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District’s Natural Resources, Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden, Story and Strolls and Guided Nature Walks at Tryon Creek State Park, Ladybug Nature Walks with Portland Parks & Recreation, Puddle Stompers at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Bird Walks for adults and kids through Backyard Bird Shop, free field trips with Audubon Society of Portland volunteers, Library events with The Bug Chicks, Tadpole Tales with Columbia Slough Watershed Council, Farm Fridays at Zenger Farm, and Second Saturdays at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver, WA.

– $2 admission at OMSI the first Sunday of every month
– $3 admission at the World Forestry Center the first Wednesday of every month
– $4 admission at the Oregon Zoo the second Tuesday of every month
– FREE admission at the Portland Art Museum the fourth Friday of every month, 5-8pm
– FREE admission at the Portland Children’s Museum the first Friday of every month, 4-8pm
– FREE admission at the Oregon Historical Society & Museum every day for Multnomah County residents

*My friend Laura posts a monthly listing of kid and family-friendly events of natural, scientific, and cultural interest. January’s list is here.

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