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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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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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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Parks and Nature Bond for Greater Portland

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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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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