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February 2019

Unleashing the Power of the Private Sector in Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

February 18 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm
$500

This course introduces participants to the different types of private sector entities and demonstrates how strategically engaging with these entities can help implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It introduces participants to tools to…

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March 2019

Teaching to the SDGs through Sustainability Action Research and Sustainable Business Curricula

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030 provide colleges and universities an unprecedented opportunity to prepare our students for careers that address a universally recognized set of global goals for humanity. But how…

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Blue Infrastructure: A Holistic Approach to Water Ecology

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The era of taking water for granted is over. Climate change and aging infrastructure has prioritized water in the planning and design of our buildings, landscapes, and communities. Understanding a project’s water footprint focuses resources…

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FREE Beneficial Insects Workshop

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. You will discover plant…

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FREE Rain Gardens 101 Workshop

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 3915 SE Steele St
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Free

Learn how rain gardens add beauty and color to your yard while helping restore the health of urban streams at the same time. You will get step-by-step details on how to plan, design and build…

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FREE Urban Weeds Workshop

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Whitaker Ponds Nature Park, 7040 NE 47th Ave
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Free

Come learn about the most common garden and landscape weeds. You’ll find out how these aggressive plants take over in your yard, and get tips that will help you get the upper hand without turning…

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April 2019

FREE Native Plants Workshop

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Free

Explore the benefits of gardening with Native plants. Discover Portland’s most common native plant communities, learn which species do well in similar growing conditions, and get tips to help them thrive.

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Investigating Crayfish + Freshwater Ecosystems: Science Educator Workshop

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 15, 2019 at 9:00am

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Free

Learn to engage grade 2-16 students in fascinating crayfish studies in this hands-on STEAM workshop. Rick Reynolds, veteran educator and author of Investigating Crayfish + Freshwater Ecosystems, will team up with Eric Larson, Ph.D. other…

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FREE Rain Gardens 101 Workshop

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bridgeport United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 621 NE 76th Ave
Portland, OR 97213 United States
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Free

Learn how rain gardens add beauty and color to your yard while helping restore the health of urban streams at the same time. You will get step-by-step details on how to plan, design and build…

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Volunteer Field Trip Leader Spring 2019

April 8 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Field trips are held Monday - Friday. Volunteers are asked to commit to leading a minimum of 5 field trips during the season.
Sauvie Island Center, 13901 NW Howell Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97231 United States
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Free

Are you passionate about teaching, nature, or working with children? If so, consider volunteering with the Sauvie Island Center this spring! Volunteers are trained to lead or co-lead small groups of elementary school students through…

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Livingscape, 3926 N Vancouver
Portland, OR United States
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Free

Learn to create a low-maintenance landscape that conserves water, minimizes pollution, and creates habitat. Get natural gardening & design tips that mimic nature, and make your garden a healthy place for children, pets and wildlife.

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Livingscape, 3926 N Vancouver
Portland, OR United States
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Free

Learn to create a low-maintenance landscape that conserves water, minimizes pollution, and creates habitat. Get natural gardening & design tips that mimic nature, and make your garden a healthy place for children, pets and wildlife.

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