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Upcoming nature events in Portland

Always check with the organization/place holding an event prior to going to confirm that it is still happening! Tualatin Riverkeepers has opened registration for their paddle events for the season. View here. February 7-May 4 | Exhibit: Peanuts… Naturally | World Forestry Center February … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: how high can he go?

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Monday thought of the week: many different things at once

A thought: Nature does not have to compete with technology for the attention of today’s kids. Nature only needs the opportunity to capture the imagination of youth. And if your kids return home dirty, wet and with a few scrapes … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: what’s in the creek?

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Grand Opening of Outdoor Adventure at PCM on April 22

Will you be there on April 22 (Earth Day) for the grand opening of the Portland Children’s Museum’s new huge nature-based play area, Outdoor Adventure? We will, and we’re excited to share what we think with you! We’ll go no … Continue reading

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Monday (um, Tuesday) thought of the week: close to home

A thought: It’s important natural history isn’t seen as something that is “out there”, which you have to travel to. It’s right there in your garden. Public awareness of the natural history of the world as a whole has never … Continue reading

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My two pieces in this month’s issue of Metro Parent

The April issue of Metro Parent is out, which means you can read two new pieces from me! First, an article about volunteering in nature for families, perfect for Earth Day month. And second, my second “Raising Nature Explorers” column, … Continue reading

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Get a Nature Passport to explore nature in Washington County!

Via the Washington County Visitor’s Association: Nature Passport: Your Guide to Oregon’s Washington County’s Nature Attractions The vastness of Oregon’s Washington County, especially when venturing beyond the urban cities, offers innumerable options for nature walks, bird and wildlife watching and … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

Always check with the organization/place holding an event prior to going to confirm that it is still happening! February 6-April 5 | Inside Wildwood: Colin Meloy, Carson Ellis, with a little Decemberists thrown in… | Central Library February 6-April 13 | Exhibit: Ansel … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: log time

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