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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

  • Explore Your Natural Areas A new intergenerational program this spring - ten ecology lessons in ten natural areas!

  • Lil' Nature Kids Hands-on nature classes for ages 3-6. A new 4-week session begins each month.

  • Ladybug Nature Walks Public walks every Friday @ 10am - rain or shine!

  • Summer Nature Day Camp Nature adventures await!

  • GRUNT Greenspaces and Restoration Urban Naturalist Team for sophmores.

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

Annual Reports
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Environmental Education Teen Environmental Education

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Early Childhood Programs Age 2-6
Summer Camp Options for Preschool, Youth & Teens Ages 3.5 - 17
Birthday Parties Preschool - Adult
School Field Trips Preschool - Adult
Teen Programs Age 11-22
Volunteer Opportunities Adults