2021 Urban Nature Series

What: A series of outdoor activities emphasizing the natural beauty of Mt. Tabor Park and the importance of large urban forests in our everyday lives. Activities will include guided walks, nature presentations, and hands on projects.


Where: All activities will take place at Mt. Tabor Park. Meet at the Visitor Center in the main parking lot.


When: Sundays from 2:00–4:00 p.m. (see schedule below).


Series Details: Participants must come with appropriate clothing and walking shoes for all types of weather and terrain. Activities are designed to accommodate children, adults, and families who can manage walking on dirt paths and up and down small hills. Most activities will last approximately 2 hours or less. All activities will start at the Mt. Tabor Visitor Center where you will connect with the Activity Leader. See the schedule of events below.


Registration: Register here. Got questions? Contact Hap Pritchard (pritchap@spiretech.com, 503-880-4383) or Mo Klein (moklein74@gmail.com, 503-704-4488).



September 12, 2:00–4:00 pm – Ivy basket-making workshop (Lise Gervais)


September 19, 2:00–4:00 pm – Biology and Culture of Mt tabor Trees (Bob Rodgers)


September 26, 2:00–4:00 pm - Volcanic History of Mt Tabor Park and Surroundings (Bill Brugel)