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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Environmental Education

  1. Ladybug Nature Walks

    Rain or shine - Fridays at 10am!

  2. Lil' Nature Kids

    Hands-on nature classes for ages 3-6. Learn through songs, stories, exploration, and imaginative play.

  3. GRUNT

    Greenspaces and Restoration Urban Naturalist Team - applications are due February 28!

  4. Nature Recess!

    Ages 5-11. Begins March 12 @ Mt. Tabor Park

  5. Teen Environmental Adventures (TEA)

    Opportunities for teens (ages 11-17) to get outside, explore & learn new skills.

  6. Wreath Fundraiser

    Thank you to all of our volunteers!

  7. Summer Nature Day Camp

    Registration now open!

Portland Parks & Recreation offers diverse environmental experiences in our parks, gardens, and natural areas. Classes, guided walks, camps, volunteer opportunities, and special events focus on the forest, grassland, and water ecosystems available in neighborhoods throughout the city. From young children to older adults, people of all ages can find active involvement with nature close to home.

Environmental Education Office

Kelly Rosteck, City Nature Young Adult Program Coordinator
Cell: 503-823-6378

Chrissy Larson, Coordinator for Environmental Education
Cell: 503-823-1149

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Early Childhood Programs Age 3-6
Birthday Parties Preschool - Adult
School Field Trips Preschool - Adult
Teen Programs Age 11-22
Volunteer Opportunities Adults