Digging Deeper Around Town

Tap your inner child by digging deeper and exploring the world around you through workshops, outings, and stewardship opportunities. Throughout the Portland area organizations will inspire you and pique your curiosity about the lands you call home.  The event list below will be updated periodically so please check back regularly.  Most events require registration and…

More Milkweed for Monarchs

At Tanner Spring Park we are hoping to expand the Western breeding habitat for Monarchs by increasing Showy Milkweed. Monarchs migrate through Portland, as well as the northern Oregon coast but have not found significant host plants to breed. We are hoping to change this. The park is part of a national campaign to support the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)…

Volunteer

Join Friends of Tanner Springs year-round as we restore the oak-prairie habitat at Tanner Springs Park in Portland’s Pearl District. All you need is a pair of garden gloves. We have the tools.  If you don’t know much about oak savannas, upland prairies or plants in general, don’t worry.  We’ll teach you.  Our projects are tied to the seasons…