Category Archives: forest park

Where to go: to visit a nature center

This is the first in a new series of posts on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month that will highlight great places to go in the Portland region for a particular nature activity. ——————– Where to go: to … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: among the fallen

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Weekend guided hike in Forest Park

Last Saturday, the kids and I joined a small group of folks for a guided hike in Forest Park, led by Marcy Houle, author of One City’s Wilderness: Portland’s Forest Park. She was a bona fide expert on this park … Continue reading

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Kids’ Discovery Hikes at Forest Park

The Forest Park Conservancy has planned three Kids’ Discovery Hikes at Forest Park () this summer: Bring your kids to Forest Park this summer!  Explore Forest Park on a free guided hike led by Outdoor School instructors and designed for … Continue reading

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Forest Park Discovery Hike with Marcy Houle, April 13

Via The Intertwine: Forest Park Discovery Hike with Marcy Houle Saturday, April 13, 2013 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm Forest Park Conservancy April is prime time for avian spring migration, and in Forest Park birds are going full swing. With the … Continue reading

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EPNA Interview #9: Stephen Hatfield, REI’s Outdoor Programs (Portland)

This is a new series of posts in which I interview Portland personalities that are making a difference in connecting children of this region to nature. Richard Louv, the premier voice in the children and nature movement, has written several … Continue reading

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Oregon Field Guide: Forest Park BioBlitz

I know a few of the people in this video, fun!

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Forest Park Conservancy’s New Discovery Hikes for Kids

The Forest Park Conservancy has begun a new series of hikes for kids: Hike, draw, write, dance! Explore Forest Park’s lush urban wilderness this summer through our new series of Discovery Hikes for Kids. Hug the tallest tree in Portland, … Continue reading

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Northern Pygmy Owls of Forest Park, Feb. 15th

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Newton Road trailhead, Forest Park

A quick snack, then a nice little walk in Forest Park (July 28th, pictures).

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