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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

  • Lil' Nature Kids Hands-on nature classes for ages 3-6.

  • Nature Recess! Join the fun @ Mt. Tabor Park!

  • Ladybug Nature Walks Rain or shine - Fridays at 10am!

  • GRUNT Greenspaces and Restoration Urban Naturalist Team

  • Wreath Fundraiser Come volunteer with us!

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

FY 2012-2013 Annual Reports
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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