Upcoming nature events in Portland

— Please check for any schedule changes or registration requirements —

Nature classes at Hoyt Arboretum, Summerlake City Park (Tigard), and Mary S. Young Park (West Linn) from Tinkergarten

Hike series with Friends of the Columbia River Gorge

Hike series with Oregon Wild

Winter nature programming from THPRD

Winter nature programming from the Friends of Tryon Creek

Winter nature programming at Jackson Bottom Wetlands (Hillsboro)

Free Skills Series from Rewild Portland (every month)

Bird watching outings with Audubon Society of Portland

Bird walks and Owl prowls with Backyard Bird Shop (p. 5)

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

February 20 | Outdoor School for All Signature Launch Party | Outdoor School For All/Friends of Outdoor School

February 27 | Classroom Discovery Days: Ethnobotany | Friends of Tryon Creek

February 27 | Ducks and Beavers at Blue Lake Regional Park | Metro

March 6 | Winter Twigs of Mount Talbert | Metro

March 12 | Owl Fest | Friends of Tryon Creek

March 12 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

March 12 | Urban Wetlands Exploration (Tualatin Watershed) | The Wetlands Conservancy

March 13 | Nature Days in the Park: Evelyn Schiffler Park | THPRD

March 26 | Classroom Discovery Days: Build a Bird House (supplies included) | Friends of Tryon Creek

March 30 | Program for educators: Fixing Outdoor Education: Remembering Our Roots While Moving Forward | Trackers Earth

March 31 | Book talk: Day Hikes in the Columbia River Gorge | Powell’s Books on Hawthorne

April 2-3 | Trillium Festival | Friends of Tryon Creek

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

April 22 | Earth Day 2016 | Earth Day Network

April 22 | Brunch with the Birds | Columbia Slough Watershed Council

April 24 | Nature Days in the Park: Camille Park | THPRD

April 8 | Stayin’ Alive: Winter Survival Shelters for Families at Oxbow | Metro

April 24 | Nature Days in the Park: Camille Park | THPRD

May 7 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

May 14 | Nature Days in the Park: Whispering Woods | THPRD

May 21 | Tualatin River Bird Festival | Friends of the Refuge

May 26 | Evening Canoe the Slough | Columbia Slough Watershed Council

June 4 | 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 Environmental Education
Puddle Stompers at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
Tadpole Tales with Columbia Slough Watershed Council
Farm Fridays at Zenger Farm
Second Saturdays at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver, WA
Guided hikes at Columbia Springs in Vancouver, WA (third Wed. of most months)
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. February’s list is here.

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