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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Order a Bee Nature Kit

Order a Bee Kit to be delivered to your home!

Children can explore nature and develop science skills right outside their front door. From spring through fall, bees are abundant and provide exciting opportunities for scientific discovery.

A NATURE KIT INCLUDES:

MY FIELD GUIDE TO BEES:

  • Full color with thick paper for artwork
  • Spiral bound with a cardboard back cover for easy writing
  • Interactive with a variety of activities
  • Designed for self-directed learning
  • 29 pages of information and activities + blank pages for drawing and writing down discoveries
  • Good for many kinds of readers: Non-readers can identify bees by looking at pictures; Early readers will benefit from large text and simple language; Advanced readers will enjoy scientifically correct information

COST: Choose the option that works for your family

  • $12 - pays for the cost of materials and shipping
  • $24 - pays for the cost of materials and shipping for your child AND provides a kit to a child who cannot afford one.
  • $5 - reduced cost for families experiencing hardship
  • My Field Guide to Bees” is also available for free download

ORDER OVER THE PHONE

Call 503-823-2525 (Portland Parks & Recreation Customer Service Center). Select Option 2 (class registration) to speak with a customer service representative and pay over the phone. We will mail your Nature Kit. 

ORDER BY MAIL

Mail a check to:  Portland Parks & Recreation, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION; Eastmoreland Golf Course; 2425 SE Bybee Blvd.; Portland OR, 97202

Include a note with the following information: 

  • Your name
  • Your child's name
  • Address 
  • Email
  • Phone number

QUESTIONS?

Contact the Environmental Education team:

  • Enviroed@portlandoregon.gov
  • Text: 503-823-6378

CHECK OUT OUR "NATURE HOMESCHOOL" WEB PAGE FOR FREE, FUN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO AT HOME.