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Tualatin River Discovery Day, June 29

Via Tualatin Riverkeepers: Family Friendly Tualatin River Discovery Day 24th Annual Tualatin River Discovery Day is June 29 TUALATIN, OR — On Saturday June 29, Tualatin Riverkeepers will host the 24th Annual Tualatin River Discover Day, a family friendly paddle … Continue reading

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Tualatin River Bird Festival, May 18

More info here.  

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

From The Portland Tribune: Children can get closer to nature during a summertime series offered by Metro. Kids can touch, smell and study nature in activities with other children led by Metro naturalists and volunteers. Cost is $11 per family. … Continue reading

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Monday thought of the week: a bug in the hand

A thought: I guess a bug in your hand is worth more than five nutria in the water. – A woman at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge commenting on my son Patrick being more interested in a beetle in his … Continue reading

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Bird events this weekend

The Tualatin River Bird Festival begins tonight with a Teddy Roosevelt impersonator at Tigard High School. I won tickets through Facebook so Patrick and I will be going there, and a twilight walk Friday evening at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. On Saturday, Tryon … Continue reading

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Cook Park in Tigard

Tigard is the city just southwest of Portland, and very near where we live. We decided to check out Cook Park, a large sports park but with trails running along the Tualatin River, a butterfly garden, and a really neat … Continue reading

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Tualatin River Bird Festival, May 12-15

Coming up next month is the annual Tualatin River Bird Festival at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge in Sherwood: Every year hundreds of thousands of birds visit Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge on their journey along the Pacific Flyway, … Continue reading

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More announcements

Help Restore Munger Natural Area with Tualatin Riverkeepers, Saturday, April 2nd, 9am-noon. Located at Scholls-Sherwood Road & Munger Lane. For more information contact Monica at 503.620.7507 or monica@tualatinriverkeepers.org. Celebrate Portland’s Arbor Week 2011, April 4-9. More information and schedule of events here. National Environmental Education Week is April 10-16th. … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: learning to use binoculars

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Monday thought of the week: companionship

A thought: If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live … Continue reading

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