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Guest Post: Super Nature Adventures & a Giveaway

What is hiking like with your kids? If it’s anything like it is with us, sometimes it’s great and sometimes it’s…well…not so much. We know what it’s like to have a kid throw a fit on a trail because we’ve … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: BOOK REVIEW: Baby Birds: An Artist Looks Into the Nest

This is a guest post from writer Bryony Angell of Seattle, WA. — BOOK REVIEW: Baby Birds: An Artist Looks Into the Nest by Julie Zickefoose (New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016), 352 pp. Hardcover, $28.00. Images courtesy the author/illustrator’s website (click each of them … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Camassia Natural Area in the Spring

Most of us can remember a place from our childhood, maybe out behind the house or in a vacant lot, where we could go to connect with nature. Portland is blessed with many such places, but perhaps none of them … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Building Better Birdhouses and Backyard Habitats

This is a guest post from Rheney Williams, who writes about DIY projects for The Home Depot and helps readers with projects using materials available at a local store. —– Building Better Birdhouses and Backyard Habitats Birds are a part of nature that have … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: See the Birds during Fall Migration

This is a guest post from Ernie Allison. He writes about nature, particularly birds, in order to make a more environmentally conscious world for his grandchildren. You can check him out on Twitter and read another of his posts at Global Animal. ———- … Continue reading

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Seeking guest posts for Exploring Portland’s Natural Areas

If you have something to share about Portland’s natural areas – a visit to a park with your kids, work being done at a natural area, or environmental education news – please consider writing a guest post for Exploring Portland’s … Continue reading

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Nature Play in the Portland area (a guest post from Michelle Mathis)

  This guest blog was written by Michelle Mathis. She is a Portland-based landscape architect and owner of Learning Landscapes Design, a specialized design firm creating inspiring outdoor spaces for children. NATURE AND PLAY To some of us these words … Continue reading

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