Upcoming nature events in Portland

— Please check for any schedule changes or registration requirements —

List of Summer Camp 2017 opportunities

Upcoming OMSI Science Pubs about ice age floods, the total solar eclipse, volcanoes, and PNW geology

Upcoming Intertwine Regional Eco-Blitz events

Upcoming events with the Friends of Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge (in WA)

Upcoming Sunday Parkways events around the city

Upcoming community paddles with the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

Nature classes at Portland area parks from Tinkergarten

Discovery Hikes with the Forest Park Conservancy

Family-friendly hikes with Friends of the Columbia River Gorge (click on the family-friendly filter to the right of the screen)

Hike series with Oregon Wild

Spring tours at the Hoyt Arboretum

Free Metro Parks Day on June 21

Spring nature programming from THPRD

Spring nature programming from the Friends of Tryon Creek

Spring nature programming at Jackson Bottom Wetlands (Hillsboro), including their regular Lunch with the Birds and Sunset Sit, Moonrise Smile outings

Spring nature programming at the Tillamook Forest Center

Spring nature programming at the Leach Botanical Garden

Free Skills Series from Rewild Portland (every month)

Bird watching outings with Audubon Society of Portland

Bird and kid’s nature walks with Backyard Bird Shop

June 3 | National Trails Day | American Hiking Society

June 3 | Oregon State Parks Day | Oregon State Parks

June 3 | Free Family Fun Day on the Farm | Schoolyard Farms and Ecology in Classrooms & Outdoors

June 3 | Curious Kids Nature Guide Reading and Craft | Green Bean Books

June 5 | World Environment Day | #NatureForAll

June 7 | Conversation & Cocktails: Inspiring the Next Generation of Nature Enthusiasts | NWF

June 8 | Grant’s Getaways: Oregon Adventures with the Kids | Hillsboro Public Library

June 11| Animal tracking adventure (Oxbow Regional Park) | Metro

June 14 | Puddle Stompers | Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

June 20 | Puddle Stompers | Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

June 24 | ¡Explorando el Columbia Slough! | Columbia Slough Watershed Council

June 24 | Urban Kids Fishing Derby (at Mt. Hood Comm. College) | Urban American Outdoors/

June 24 | Farmington Paddle Launch grand opening and Tualatin River Discovery Day | Metro

June 24 | Gathering at Gateway Green | Friends of Gateway Green

June 24 | Howell Pollinator EcoBlitz | Metro

June 24 | Stayin’ Alive: Survival fires (Oxbow Regional Park) | Metro

June 24 | Bug Out With Don Ehlen! | Paxton Gate PDX

July 12-15 | National Children & Youth Garden Symposium in Vancouver, WA

July 13 | Twilight Thursday (Blue Lake Regional Park) | Metro

July 14 | Families in the field: forest adventure (Scouters Mountain Nature Park) | Metro

July 15 | Herons and eagles of River Island (Barton Park) | Metro

August 4 | Families in the field: winged wildlife discovery (Blue Lake Regional Park) | Metro

August 6 | 23rd Annual Columbia Slough Regatta | Columbia Slough Watershed Council

August 10 | Twilight Thursday (Smith and Bybee Wtlands Natural Area) | Metro

August 12 | Nadaka Park Festival | Friends of Nadaka & Columbia Slough Watershed Council

August 12 | The wild side of the wetland (Blue Lake Regional Park) | Metro

Regular nature outings (check websites for seasonal scheduling):
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
Nature Mobile from THPRD’s Natural Resources
Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden
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

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