News & Events from the Intertwine
Join the Clackamas River Basin Council, We Love Clean Rivers, and a flotilla of over 300 volunteers in rafts, kayaks, drift boats, and SCUBA gear to scour the Clackamas River's streambed and banks for trash.
Cleaner air. Cleaner water. Preservation of natural habitats. Future stewards.
Whether you want to survive a zombie apocalypse, or cook healthier, cheaper meals for your family, foraging is a practical skill for all ages.
Want access to farm fresh eggs right in your own home? Learn the basics of raising your own chickens at a Columbia Springs Backyard Chickens Workshop! Chickens are a great way to provide your own food, and can help you reduce waste by consuming some of your kitchen scraps. Whether you have a few feet, or a few acres, you can raise chickens effectively. Join us to receive resources and tips on coops, feed and feeders, rules and regulations, flock health and size, caring for eggs, and more. When: Thursday, September 1st, 6-8pm Where: Columbia Springs Swift Classroom, 12208 SW Evergreen Hwy, Vancouver, WA Cost: $5 suggested donation Pre-registration is required for workshops. To learn more and register, visit columbiasprings.org. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-882-0936 x224
Expand your knowledge of native conifers with Instructor Ken Denniston, author
of nwconifers.com. Ken will help you identify the local conifers of northwest Oregon. The
workshop will include classroom instruction and, weather permitting, a tour of native conifers in
Whether you are a budding artist wanting to learn about botany or a plant lover eager to hone
your botanical illustration skills, this class is for you! Instructor Ruth Williams will teach students the basics of botanical illustration so that they can complete one or two watercolors.
August "Guided Hike" theme: Wildlife CSI. Be a nature detective! We'll show you how to see clues in the natural world around you to figure out who has been there and what they were doing. Then practice your new skills in a game of "wildlife CSI"!
Join Portland's Surfrider Foundation volunteers on the 1st Tuesday of the month for the Northside Green Streets off Alberta! Green Streets is a partnership between the City of Portland and the local Surfrider chapter that aims to keep our streets clean and our local bioswales healthy.
Join volunteers for this monthly First Saturday Cleanup in Slabtown. Pick up litter in the area. Coffee & tea provided by New Seasons Market. Volunteers should come prepared with completed waiver forms (if possible) and work gloves on cold days. Activities include: Litter Cleanup.