Weekly Learning – August 11

Educational Activities from Garden Educator JoAnn Vrilakas

BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, PLANTS & TREES!

Isabella Tiger Moth  

JGanance – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Nature Homeschool

Explore Your Neighborhood with Portland Parks and Recreation’s amazing 

Nature Homeschool

You can download guides and kits for bees, butterflies & moths, birds, and plants. You can even enter your address and learn about the trees on your street!

 

Beneficial Insects VIRTUAL – presented by EMSWCD

Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control.

Urban Weeds VIRTUAL – presented by EMSWCD

Learn weed identification and tips!

Fun Activities – May 30

There is plenty to do during this time of physical distancing, from community science projects for all ages, to fun and engaging stories and videos for little children.

Fun Activities – August 25

Portland State researchers have launched a website that pinpoints trees in Portland…

Fun Activities – May 2

There is plenty to do during this time of physical distancing, from community science projects for all ages, to fun and engaging stories and videos for little children.

Introductions to Mushroom Identification – VIRTUAL

Learn about mushrooms with Leah Bendlin

Fun Activities – May 16

There is plenty to do during this time of physical distancing, from community science projects for all ages, to fun and engaging stories and videos for little children.

Fun Activities – August 18

Covid 19 getting to you physically and mentally?

“Nature itself is the best physician.”
– Hippocrates

Community Habitat Enhancement Project

“This area is toast!” A restoration expert’s reaction to Leach Garden’s eastern five acres sounds daunting but knowing that the magical beauty of Garden grew from the remains of a pig farm provides great hope and momentum.

Fun Activities – May 9

There is plenty to do during this time of physical distancing, from community science projects for all ages, to fun and engaging stories and videos for little children.

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