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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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Virtual Tours


Explore Whitaker Ponds (6 min.)
Join Clean Rivers educators on a virtual visit to Whitaker Ponds Nature Park. Learn about habitats and find clues that riparian animals call Whitaker Ponds home.


Virtual Field Experiences
Portland State University's Science Inquiry in the Outdoor Classroom capstone classes teamed up with Clean Rivers Education to create virtual field experiences (VFEs). Pan around to immerse yourself in these habitats. Click on the photo, audio, and video icons to discover the plants and animals that call these parks home.

Whitaker Ponds Nature Park VFE

Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge VFE

Errol Heights Park Overview (panoramic images; no embedded video or audio files) and Errol Heights Park VFE  (with video, audio) focused on habitats and food webs.

Marshall Park Overview (panoramic images; no embedded video or audio files) and Marshall Park VFE (with video, audio) focused on plants and habitats.


Whitaker Ponds Wildlife Cameras
Students from Alliance High School at Meek teamed up with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council's Slough School and placed wildlife cameras around Whitaker Ponds. Check out Alliance HS's guest blog post about the project and their Whitaker Ponds Wild! trail cam videos.