Nature University students are introduced to time-honored techniques of nature observation and principles of discovery learning. Students learn about common wildlife and plants, the ecology of wetlands and ancient forests, and effective teaching techniques.
Earlier this year, stage lighting technicians from Portland’5 Centers for the Arts brightened – literally – the theater at Roosevelt High School in Portland. The North Portland school – one of the city’s most racially diverse, where three-quarters of students receive free or reduced lunch – has an emerging theater program with immensely talented students. But its stage has long-needed several crucial technical repairs. Only eight lights in the front of the house, for example, were working.
Calling all trail lovers – volunteer for a shift the week of Sept. 10 and help count how many people are using our trails throughout the region.
Teachers from Central Catholic High School in Southeast Portland started their spring break by doing a little spring cleaning at neighboring Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery.
Metro is seeking volunteers to serve on the regional government's new Public Engagement Review Committee. The committee will meet twice a year and serve as a key component of Metro’s ongoing efforts to develop and implement successful public engagement processes.
Can you believe it's almost summer? Now's your chance to catch spring before it's sprung.
Letters of Intent deadline for neighborhood cleanup matching grants program approaches
Is your neighborhood planning a spring cleanup event? Let your local government know – and let Metro help cover the cost.
Hear the buzz? That's folks talking about hanging with the honeybees, learning with the ladybugs, walking in the wetlands, and other fun events going on this week.
Learn to spot birds, track mammals and care for nursery plants this week. Then sit back, relax and watch Ms. Frizzle's class learn how to fight climate change. This week is full on fun!
This weekend has a little something for everyone. Indulge your DIY spirit, help nurture growing plants, explore Mount Talbert's rocky past, or sit back and enjoy a ride with the Magic School Bus.