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In the winter issue of Metro’s Our Big Backyard, I was interviewed for an article about nature and health. Check it out! (online article here; the whole issue PDF includes more photos, pp. 3-5) Advertisements
Metro will host their annual Regional Trails Fair next week, on Wednesday, July 30: Want to learn about trail projects, plans, grants and initiatives? Attend the fourth annual regional trails fair. Visit booths hosted by dozens of organizations and share … Continue reading
Applications due November 4th. Via Metro: METRO’S NATURE UNIVERSITY Learn how to help children and adults discover nature by enrolling in Metro’s unique and intensive naturalist training program. What is Nature University? Nature University is a 12-week training course that starts … Continue reading
Today is the Portland vote! I support Measure 26-152 to Restore Our Natural Areas and I hope you did too, or, if you haven’t, you will today. I wrote a letter to the editor and sent it off to a … Continue reading
Not a burden, but a small investment that will allow some great places in the Portland metro area for kids and adults alike to explore in nature to be properly managed. Vote Yes! on Restore Our Natural Areas (26-152) in May. … Continue reading
Vote YES on 26-152 to Restore Our Natural Areas!
In May, Metro voters will be asked to vote on 26-152, the Restore Our Natural Areas levy. Previously passed measures have ensured the purchase of natural areas, but now funds are needed to manage them. I’ll point you to an … Continue reading