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Two upcoming Portland area children & nature events

Attention parents, teachers, school administrators, and informal educators, here are two events of interest being put on by The Intertwine next month: Children, Nature & Schools Symposium (Oregon Zoo) March 13 (Mon), 9a-6p $50, register by 3/8 Clark County Youth … Continue reading

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#OptOutside on Black Friday, Nov. 25

Go with #trailsnotsales on Friday, Nov. 25 and #OptOutside with REI and families across the country. There are much better ways to spend the day after Thanksgiving than joining the masses in stores. In Oregon, all Oregon State Parks that … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Regional Trails Fair at Metro, May 8

Via The Intertwine: Trails fair will share the hottest news about projects throughout the region Want to hear the latest about trail projects taking shape across the region? Come to Metro from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, for the … Continue reading

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Raised On Nature: Wide-Eyed at Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Afton’s first stroll through Tualatin Hills Nature Park (), a place that will surely come to be a favorite of hers for exploring in nature (photos): On a rather nice November morning I thought I’d take my three-month old daughter out for … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

October 20 – Creatures of the Night program at Tryon Creek State Park (Patrick and I are attending with some friends) October 25 – Outdoor advocate Dylan Tomine visits Portland to read from parenting memoir ‘Closer to the Ground’ October … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Explore the Intertwine

Apologies for the lack of a thought of the week and a photo of the week for this week. I have been in Montana a few days for an academic conference at ranch in Big Sky (if you’re interested, for … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron Week, May 30th – June 10th

The Audubon Society of Portland () and The Intertwine has many events lined up to celebrate Great Blue Heron Week, which gives a nod to the 26th anniversary of Great Blue Heron being the Portand city bird: 26th Annual Great Blue … Continue reading

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The Intertwine Alliance Summit, Portland City Hall

The same day we hiked the 4T Trail (), Patrick and I stopped by City Hall in downtown Portland because I had heard that The Intertwine was having some kind of event there. It was The Intertwine Alliance Summit, with … Continue reading

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Exploring the city on the 4T Trail

Last Friday there was no school for my little explorer. I had to take the day off from work to be with him (no complaints there!), and the sun was shining. Outside it was! We decided to do the 4T … Continue reading

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Upcoming events, one is tonight!

Tonight Head to the Southwest Community Center to hear Audubon naturalist Bob Sallinger talk about coyotes at 7pm (link): February 3rd 2pm, at Portland City Hall: Intertwine Alliance Summit: Meet conservation leaders from across the US and network with your peers … Continue reading

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