¡EXPLORANDO EL COLUMBIA SLOUGH!

¡Ven a celebrar la naturaleza! Ofrecemos actividades en español e inglés para todas las edades incluyendo: -Bailes folclóricos y música -Plantas gratuitas y consejos para la jardinería -Animales vivos -20+ grupos comunitarios -Carritos de comida -Una búsqueda del tosoro -Viajes guiados gratuitos...

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Volunteer Field Trip Leader Spring 2019

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 hands-on activities about plant life cycles, pollination, soil...

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FREE Native Plants Workshop

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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Evening Canoe the Slough

Bring the whole family for a safe and fun canoe trip on the slow-moving Columbia Slough!  Using our “bimaran” configuration (two canoes strapped together), this trip is safe for infants, adults, and grandparents alike. We’ll provide a variety of single kayaks, tandem kayaks and bimarans to choose...

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Seeking volunteers to help monitor wildlife cameras on Mt Hood

Volunteers are needed to help with a long term survey of rare carnivores on Mt Hood. Help search for wolverine and wolves, study the distribution of rare montane red fox, and document other resident carnivores. Volunteers will be part of a group of 5-6 people that is responsible for a camera for...

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SAGE’s Future of Our Oceans

SAGE is a Portland-based nonprofit that inspires people over fifty to give of their time, money and voice for the benefit of younger and future generations. Each year, we host a major keynote address to elevate an important issue facing the future. On Sunday, May 19, we are focusing attention on...

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

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 Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden Workshop

Learn about the bees, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies that provide vital pollination services in urban gardens, and discover which plants can help attract and support them. We will go beyond the bloom so you can find out how to provide water, shelter, nesting, and overwintering sites.

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Webinar: Integrating Energy, Earth and Environmental Education

Registration deadline: Friday, May 3 This webinar introduces Energy, Earth and Environmental Education (E4) – an emerging approach informs about energy solutions to climate change. Join fellow Energy, Earth and Environmental Educators (E4) to share best practices and learn new techniques. It is a...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Outdoor Mentors for Diverse Portland Youth

Urban Nature Partners PDX is recruiting outdoor mentors for youth from marginalized communities that are finishing 4th grade. Introduce an awesome young person to urban greenspaces and activities, and enjoy being part of a dynamic, small organization of passionate adults! 10 hours per month...

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Volunteer at the Children’s Clean Water Festival

The Children’s Clean Water Festival is a one-day environmental education event for 4th grade students from around the Portland Metro area. The Festival reinforces STEM, Common Core and Next Generation Science concepts through water-focused classroom presentations, exhibits and stage shows....

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