Category Archives: Wildlife

FREE Naturescaping Workshop, Sunday May 5th Kennedy School Community Room

Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores: pollution … Continue reading

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The Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grant application: Deadline March 29, 2013

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $10,000 are available to support projects that improve neighborhoods and communities while also improving the health of our watersheds. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, … Continue reading

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A Presentation on Urban Coyotes, Thursday March 3

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Columbia Slough Regatta Sunday, July 25

Columbia Slough Regatta, Sunday, July 25 The Columbia Slough Small Craft Regatta, the largest one-day paddle in Oregon, returns for its 16th anniversary on Sunday, July 25th from 9 am to 1 pm. This annual celebration of the Columbia Slough … Continue reading

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Arbor Week Photography Show, Friday, April 9th, 6 pm to 8:30 pm

I love trees because… “Of their determination to live, grow, produce and harbor life” – Matthew Scoggins “They make me feel peaceful and happy” -Betsy Valle “Like people, they feel, grow, change with the seasons, develop their own roots, and … Continue reading

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Nuts About Nature! Outdoor Preschool Program

A new preschool program is being offered by Portland Parks and Recreation. Nuts About Nature will take place at Whitaker Ponds a gem of a place to work with young children: there’s birds galore, owls, raccoons, nutria, beavers, ponds, forests, … Continue reading

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Enjoy Some Urban Hikes

Although Mt. Hood, the Gorge, and the Coast are always calling, we are lucky here in Portland because we can enjoy the great outdoors and stay close to home. Here are two “in-city” family-friendly hikes that let you stretch your … Continue reading

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