Category Archives: whitaker ponds nature park

Canoeing on The Willamette

Late afternoon on a warm August day, my son and I drove from our SW Portland neighborhood to Willamette Park, along the Willamette River in the SW Waterfront. We found the group of people we were meeting near the boat … Continue reading

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Water bugs at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park

On July 17, Patrick and I joined a group with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for a water bug program at Whitaker Ponds Nature Park in NE Portland. Did we find any bugs? Of course we did, and some tiny … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events in Portland

July 7 | Library Story Walk: “Bring the whole family for a StoryWalk at Spring Garden Park led by the Capitol Hill Library youth librarian. This special storytime will explore a nature book and the park at the same time. A nature … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: canoeing

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