Category Archives: winter
A snow storm has hit Portland! Multnomah County Libraries are all closed for the day – and Catherine smiled. Portland Public Schools are all closed for the day – and Patrick smiled. And Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District in … Continue reading
While there are not as many opportunities for nature- or science-based camps for winter break, there are still some great options! Let me know if I have missed any: Audubon Society of Portland Green Schoolhouse Oregon Museum of Science and … Continue reading
Afton enjoyed the light dusting of snow we had on January 14th. Or maybe not… Does the cold bring out the crows?
Having fun with thin layers of ice on top of puddles: Varied Thrush: And, of course, Patrick must climb a tree before we head home!
It snowed yesterday when I took Patrick for a winter day camp at the Oregon Zoo. Perfect since his camp was about polar animals!
Via Portland Parks and Recreation: Nighttime Hoots & Howls Meet a naturalist for an “after hours” walk! Hear the chirps of birds settling in for the night, the hoots of owls as they search for prey, and other night time … Continue reading
Via the Friends of Tryon Creek: Special Event: Winter Solstice Thursday, December 20 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Celebrate the changing of seasons with the shortest day and longest night of the year. Tell stories about this special day from … Continue reading
This was January 15th.