Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge- NGSS and UN SDG aligned

The Youth Design Challenge (YDC) is a free, hands-on, project-based learning experience that provides classroom and informal educators with a new framework to introduce biomimicry and an interdisciplinary approach to science and environmental literacy. Working in teams with an adult coach,...

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Biomimicry as a Framework for GreenSTEM Education Workshop

Biomimicry is an innovation method that looks to examples in nature to solve design and engineering problems. It is a rapidly growing field of study that is charting a course toward a more sustainable world and creating exciting new STEM career pathways. This hands-on workshop will focus on how...

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Volcano Naturalist Program

Save the dates – registration closes on January 21 Become an expert on the volcano in your backyard as a Volcano Naturalist at Mount St. Helens. The Volcano Naturalist Program is hosted by the Mount St. Helens Institute with the support of community, university, and government partners...

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Metro is hiring for a Natural Resources Technician – Variable Hour

Metro is hiring a Natural Resources Technician – Variable Hour at the Borland Field Office. Coordinate, oversee and perform restoration enhancement projects, maintenance and the land management of Metro Parks and Nature properties. This position assesses site-specific needs, prioritizes work,...

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Field Conservation Intern and GIS & Field Conservation Intern

Two positions available: 1) Field Conservation Intern, and 2) GIS & Field Conservation Intern Location: 2701 NW Vaughn Street, STE 450, Portland, OR 97210 Period of Employment: Approximately 6 months: April 1st – October 2nd, 2020 (dates somewhat flexible) Pay: $16.50 / hour Work...

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Metro is hiring for a Nature Educator for Parks and Nature

Metro’s Nature Education team is seeking two nature educators to lead and coordinate programming that serves over 10,000 participants annually and inspires long-lasting relationships with nature and the use of Metro’s parks and natural areas. Metro’s Parks and Nature department...

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Metro Bond Nature for All Celebration

Greater Portland residents said yes to clean water, healthy fish and wildlife habitat, and nature close to home by investing $475 million in their regional park system. Results show Metro’s parks and nature bond measure passing with 67 percent of the vote, making it possible to buy and restore...

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Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge (YDC)

Teach STEM concepts while connecting your students to nature through the Biomimicry Youth Design Challenge. The Youth Design Challenge (YDC) is a free, hands-on, project-based learning experience that provides classroom and informal educators with a new framework to introduce biomimicry and an...

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