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

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 13

Fun Activities - June 13Educational Activities for All Ages While Sheltering in PlaceThere 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...

Fun Activities – August 11

BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, PLANTS & TREES!

Urban Weeds VIRTUAL – presented by EMSWCD

Learn weed identification and tips!

Rhododendrons

Still Partying Like It’s 1999

Night Hike on October 16

7:00-8:30 PM In the dark, your ears take center stage as owls call and small critters scurry. Even the every-day sounds of leaves in the wind and the flowing creek will heighten and shift. We’ll walk the trails of the Garden as the sun sets, observing the changes...

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.

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 – 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…

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