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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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How to Schedule a Program

Follow these steps to schedule your field trip with Environmental Education

Please note - Plan ahead! Applications should be received at least 30 days before requested date. 

  1. Browse the Field Trip Options list for your grade level.
  2. Check our  Availability Dates for Group Programs calendar to find out how many naturalists are available to teach the days you are interested in.
  3. Decide where you would like to have the field trip. (Check our "Common Sites for Field Trips" page for ideas - we can also help you choose one.)
  4. Fill out the the Program Application: PRINTABLE VERSION  --  FILLABLE VERSION (Save first, then fill it out)
  5. Fill in the form and SAVE AS: "Your full Name_EE Program Application.pdf"
  6. After looking over the application, if you have questions call our office at 503-823-3601 or email Chrissy Larson at enviroed@portlandoregon.gov.
  7. Messages will be returned in the order they were received.
  8. Attach the saved form in an email to enviroed@portlandoregon.gov OR fax to 503-865-3251 (please text 503-823-1149 to make sure we got it!)
  9. If you are mailing the application, please send it to ATTN: Field Trips, 2909 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97201. 
  10. Once we have your application we will work to iron out the details and schedule your naturalists. When all details are complete, we will send you a contract.
  11. Read, sign, and return the contract with your partial payment to secure your dates! Partial payment and signed contract should be returned within 10 days.