(Free) Urban Weeds Workshop

Weeds! We all have them. Come learn how to identify the most common garden and landscape weeds along with some of the other more notorious plant invaders of the region. We will walk you through how these aggressive plants take over in your yard and provide some simple yet effective tips that will...

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Nature Play at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

  WHAT: Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is in the planning stage of creating a Nature Play Area at the Refuge. We’ve identified a site and are now to the point of imagining what the style of play could look like and what features will support that style. This drop-in event will...

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Metro is hiring for a Business Systems Analyst in Parks and Nature

Metro’s Parks and Nature Department manages over 17,000 acres of voter-protected land across the greater Portland region, from expansive forests and sensitive wetlands to beloved nature parks.  Effective data management in the cloud helps us do this work on the ground and report on what we...

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Zoo School Outreach Educator

Metro is hiring a Zoo School Outreach Educator at the Oregon Zoo. Bring your education and live-animal presentation skills to the Oregon Zoo, where you will support our groundbreaking wildlife education and conservation efforts. In this role, you will present live-animal programs for students in...

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Ghost Net Landscape by Emily Miller

“Ghost Net Landscape” by Emily Miller opens October 7th at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery.  The collaborative exhibit will feature Emily Miller’s finished sculptures created from plastic marine debris (“ghost net”) as well as over 1,000 pounds of unprocessed fishing rope and net.  For four weeks,...

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India Will Ban Single-Use Plastics

The ban will be implemented across the nation on Oct. 2. Why Global Citizens Should Care Plastic waste, if not recycled or properly managed, often becomes a harmful environmental pollutant that impacts life on land and in the oceans. Reducing plastic pollution is essential to establishing and...

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