Upcoming nature events in Portland

— Please check for any schedule changes or registration requirements —

List of Portland-Area Pumpkin Patches from PDX Parent

Now playing at OMSI’s Empirical Theater in 3D: National Parks Adventure

October is Walktobercalendar of walks all month long

Upcoming paddle events with Tualatin Riverkeepers

Nature classes at Portland area parks from Tinkergarten

Discovery Hikes with the Forest Park Conservancy

Hike series with Friends of the Columbia River Gorge; family-friendly hikes are Oct. 9 (Wahclella Falls Salmon Hike, OR), and Oct. 23 (Elowah Falls and Upper McCord Creek Falls, OR)

Hike series with Oregon Wild

Fall tours at the Hoyt Arboretum

Fall nature programming (pp. 165-170) from THPRD

Fall nature programming from the Friends of Tryon Creek

Fall nature programming at Jackson Bottom Wetlands (Hillsboro)

Fall nature programming at the Tillamook Forest Center (watch for announcements

Free Skills Series from Rewild Portland (every month)

Bird watching outings with Audubon Society of Portland

Bird walks with Backyard Bird Shop

 

 

 

 

October 8 | Chehalem Ridge sneak peak nature walk and tour at 9am or 11:30am | Metro

October 9| Nature Day in the Park: Raleigh Swim Center/Park | THPRD

October 11 | Nature Night: Oregon, Decidedly Wolf Land | Audubon Society of Portland

October 12 | Introduction to mushroom identification | Metro

October 14-15 | Parke Diem (citywide volunteer event) | Portland Parks Foundation

October 14 | Free Metro parks day (no parking fees) | Metro

October 15 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

October 15 | Fall Bird Walk | Columbia Slough Watershed Council

October 16 | Morning or afternoon mushroom discovery hike at Scouters Mountain | Metro

October 22 | Salmon Homecoming at Oxbow Regional Park | Metro

October 22 | Family Nature Fest | Columbia Springs

October 22 | Halloween Night Flight | Audubon Society of Portland

October 23 | Salmon Homecoming at Oxbow Regional Park | Metro

October 29 | Nature through a different lens (at Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area) | Metro

October 30 | 2016 Fall Mushroom Show at the World Forestry Center | Oregon Mycological Society

November 5 | Newt Day (p. 124) | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

November 6 | Morning or afternoon mushroom discovery hike at Mount Talbert | Metro

November 11 | Free Metro parks day (no parking fees) | Metro

November 12 | Nature Day in the Park: Autumn Ridge Park | THPRD

November 13 | Morning or afternoon mushroom discovery hike at Oxbow | Metro

November 16 | Crossroads Lecture: Lake Missoula Flood in Your Backyard | Washington County Museum

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

November 19 | Geology in action: Newell Creek Canyon | Metro

November 19-20 | Wild Arts Festival | Audubon Society of Portland

November 20 | Thanksgiving walk at Oxbow | Metro

November 25 | Free Metro parks day (no parking fees) | Metro

December 3 | Guided Nature Walk, 9:30am | Tualatin Hills Nature Park

December 17 | Winter solstice sunset walk (at Cooper Mountain) | Metro

December 23 | Free Metro parks day (no parking fees) | Metro

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 (beginning May 2)
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. October’s list is here.

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