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: Each activity will be limited to about 10 persons due to COVID restrictions. All participants will be required to wear masks. 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).

Schedule:

June 20, 2:00–4:00 pm – Culture and Biology of Trees (Bob Rodgers)

 

June 27, 2:00–4:00 pm – Volcanic History Mt Tabor Park (Bill Brugel)

           

August 1, 2:00–4:00 pm - History of Mt Tabor Reservoirs and Portland’s Water Supply (Hap Pritchard)

           

August 8, 2:00–4:00 pm – Native Plants of Mt Tabor Park (Lise Gervais)

           

August 15, 2:00–4:00 pm – Biology and Culture of Mt tabor Trees (Bob Rodgers)

           

August 22, 2:00–4:00 pm - Volcanic History of Mt Tabor Park and Surroundings (Bill Brugel)

           

August 30, 2:00–4:00 pm - History of Mt Tabor Reservoirs and Portland’s Water Supply (Hap Pritchard)