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Where to go: to visit a nature center

This is the first in a new series of posts on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month that will highlight great places to go in the Portland region for a particular nature activity. ——————– Where to go: to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW (& Giveaway!): Trees to Know in Oregon

Trees to Know in Oregon, by Edward C. Jensen (Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service, 2010), 152 pp. Do you want to get to know the different species of trees in Oregon? The Extension Service at Oregon State University … Continue reading

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Upcoming nature events for Portland and region

Ladybug Nature Walks with Portland Parks & Recreation Honeybee Hikes at Leach Botanical Garden Story and Strolls & Guided Nature Hikes (see pg. 14) at Tryon Creek State Park June 1st – Portland Children’s Museum is free from 4pm-8pm. Check … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo of the week: pretend rafting

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World Forestry Center

In September, Patrick and I visited Portland’s interactive museum that teaches about the importance of forests in our lives: World Forestry Center (pics). It is located in Washington Park, along with the Oregon Zoo, Portland Children’s Museum, Hoyt Arboretum, and Japanese Garden.

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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 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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