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Note: this photo was taken by my wife
Patrick, on returning home last Sunday afternoon after a morning of exploring at Oxbow Regional Park (), said to his mother: I’m tired. I’ve been naturing all day.
This Family Nature Explorers program with Metro took us to the Sandy River in Oxbow Regional Park () to learn about tracking animals and aquatic bugs. Our guide was Dan Daly, ever the perceptive naturalist. Some fellow nature buddies were there, … Continue reading
On October 23rd, Patrick and I visited Oxbow Regional Park in Gresham, east of Portland, to see spawning salmon in the Sandy River (pics). Metro naturalists and volunteers were on hand to at the river’s edge to help find salmon … Continue reading
Applications due November 3rd. 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 … Continue reading