Upcoming nature events in Portland

Winter break is coming – here are nature based option for kids

Fall programming from the Tillamook Forest Center

Fall hike series with the Forest Park Conservancy

Hike series with Portland branch of Hike It Baby

Hike series with Friends of the Columbia River Gorge

Hike series with Oregon Wild

Fall nature programming from THPRD

Fall nature programming from the Friends of Tryon Creek

Free Skills Series from Rewild Portland (every month)

Autumn bird walks with Backyard Bird Shop (p. 5)

October-November | Exhibit: Forest Art | World Foresty Center

Oct. 10-Jan. 10, 2016 | Exhibit – Seeing Nature: Landscape Masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection | Portland Art Museum

November 15 | Nature Days in the Park: A.M. Kennedy Park | THPRD

November 16 | Urban Coyote Talk | Friends of Nadaka Nature Park

November 19 | Book talk: Jack Nesbit on Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Pacific Northwest | Powell’s City of Books

November 20 | Film: Designing America & Portland: The Olmsted Legacy | Portland Parks & Recreation

November 21 | Guided Nature Walk | Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

November 21-22 | Wild Arts Festival | Audubon Society of Portland

November 22 | Thanksgiving Walk at Oxbow Regional Park | Metro

November 23 | Give feedback on The Intertwine’s new Daycation App from 3-5pm on the first floor of the David Evans & Associates building (2100 SW River Pkwy, Suite 450 Portland, OR 97201) | The Intertwine

December 2 | Owl Prowl | Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

December 9 | Our Common Ground Film Series: The Olmsted Vision: Past, Present and Future | The Intertwine

December 19 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

December 20 | Winter Solstice Walk at Canemah Bluff Nature Park | Metro

January 9 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

February 20 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Regular nature outings (check websites for seasonal scheduling):
Nature Days in the Park and Nature Mobile from THPRD’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
Audubon Story Time (1st/3rd Saturdays starting May 2nd
Free field trips with Audubon Society of Portland volunteers
Tadpole Tales with Columbia Slough Watershed Council
Farm Fridays at Zenger Farm
Second Saturdays at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver, WA
Tillamook Tales at the Tillamook Forest Center

Did you know?
– $2 admission at OMSI the first Sunday of every month
– $3 admission at the World Forestry Center the first Thursday of every month
– $4 admission at the Oregon Zoo the second Tuesday of every month
– FREE admission at the Portland Art Museum the first Thursday 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. November’s list is here.

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