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. Check back each week for new resources!

Fun Activities – May 23

Educational Activities for All Ages While Sheltering in Place

Coloring Activity from EMSWCD

Help Rana the Frog, Lars the Salamander, and Max the Slug get back to their home at the base of Larch Mountain!

Download and print a free educational activity book for the kids in your life to enjoy. Available in four languages: English, Spanish (español), Russian (русский), and Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).”

 

Herd Of Fuzzy Green ‘Glacier Mice’ Baffles Scientists

 

“What the heck is this! . . . Scattered across the glacier were balls of moss. “They’re not attached to anything and they’re just resting there on ice. . . bright green in a world of white . . . The whole colony of moss balls, this whole grouping, moves at about the same speeds and in the same directions.”  Tim Bartholomaus 

Check out the 3 minute listen on NPR here.

Photo by Neerav Bhatt Unusual moss balls “Glacier Mice” on Falljokull “Falling Glacier” – outlet from Vatnajokull icecap

Lovely and Subtle Changes

I am so fortunate to have an intimate link with the elements of this garden, and to share them with others.

iNaturalist workshop and City Nature Challenge Observations

Explore the garden, snap photos of plants & wildlife, and contribute to science!

Attracting Pollinators VIRTUAL – presented by EMSWCD

Learn about the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden and how to support them!

Fun Activities – June 20

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…

Mothing and iNaturalist workshop for CNC 2021

Go Mothing! Enjoy the Garden at night in these free events!

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 – June 6

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.

Ikebana in a Box – VIRTUAL

Japanese floral art with Nana Bellerud

Fun Activities – August 18

Covid 19 getting to you physically and mentally?

“Nature itself is the best physician.”
– Hippocrates

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