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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Environmental Education

  • True Nature Year-round Nature Mentoring for Children (age 3 - 12) and their grown-up

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

  • 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.

Read the latest issue of our newsletter, The Raven Review!

Environmental Education Office
503-823-3601

Kelly Rosteck, City Nature Young Adult Program Coordinator
kelly.rosteck@portlandoregon.gov
503-823-6378

Chrissy Larson, Coordinator for Environmental Education
chrissy.larson@portlandoregon.gov
503-823-1149


 

Annual Reports
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Environmental Education Teen Environmental Education

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School-year program: True Nature Age 3-12
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