Upcoming events: Spring 2021

If you’re looking to deepen your knowledge on an assortment of backyard habitat-related topics, check out these upcoming events and learning opportunities offered by partners and local community groups:


Photo credit: Friends of Tryon Creek

Columbia Land Trust

Check out recordings of past events on the Columbia Land Trust Youtube page.

Confluence Project

Confluence has a series of upcoming community events, including:

East Multnomah SWCD

EMSWCD has virtual spring workshops on a range of topics, including:

  • Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden
  • Beneficial Insects
  • Creating an Edible Landscape
  • Native Plants
  • Naturescaping Basics
  • Rain Gardens 101
  • Urban Weeds

You can also engage via their Naturescaped Yard Tour, offered virtually in 2021.

Friends of Tryon Creek

Friends of Tryon Creek’s 41st annual Trillium Festival celebrates both the renewal of spring in the forest and the renewal of community support for Friends of Tryon Creek’s mission in partnership with Oregon State Parks, to inspire and nurture relationships with nature in our unique urban forest.

International Urban Wildlife Conference

Offered virtually in 2021, this conference highlights research, case studies, policy initiatives, thought exercises, and discussions related to wildlife and natural resources in urban environments.


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Portland Audubon

Portland Audubon has loads of upcoming events.

Opportunities include:

  • Birding days
  • Camps for kids
  • Ecotours
  • Night Nature talks
  • On-line classes

Tualatin SWCD


Soil School

All Soil School sessions are at 6pm

Watershed Wise Workshops

Naturescaping Workshops

Weed Watchers Workshops

Watershed Alliance of SW Washington

The Watershed Alliance hosting a monthly film screening.

Upcoming films include:

  • Run Wild Run: April 25-27
  • Mossville – When Great Trees Fall: May 23-25
  • Common Ground: The Story of Bears Ears: June 20-

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