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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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I Notice, I Wonder Template

Use this template to practice making observations, asking questions and making connections.

Leaf Characteristics Card

Drawings showing leaf arrangement and margins

Macroinvertebrate Sampling ID Card

Line drawings of macros organized by sensitivity groups

Portland Parks Native Plant Photo Cards

Photos and descriptions of common native plants in Portland natural area parks.

Riparian Habitat Slides

Introduction to habitats and the five elements that all animals need to survive: food, water, shelter, space, oxygen.

Riparian Plant ID Card

Line drawings of common riparian plants

Worksheet: I am a Plant (1st-3rd)

Practice plant observation skills

Worksheet: Plant Identification Practice

Practice native plant ID skills

Worksheet: Plant Patterns in the Neighborhood

Look for and sketch different leaf arrangement examples in your neighborhood.