Making String Baskets from Local Plant Materials

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve
2600 SW Hillsboro Highway
Hillsboro, OR 97123
United States

Experiment with making string by hand from plants growing wild in our area, then work on creating a small string basket pouch (small enough to wear as a necklace). Be ready to work your brain and fingers as you learn the techniques to make string into a functional and beautiful form. Materials provided - Bring scissors, patience, and curiosity.

16 -- Adult

Tracy Harrison

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Education Center

52223    Sat          11/5       11 am -- 4:00 pm

$30 resident, $45 non-resident, $25 senior discount

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Education Building
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Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a facility of the City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department bordering the Tualatin River in SW Hillsboro. Features include: 635 acres of wetlands undergoing an active restoration program and riparian forest with four miles of walking trails. A pollinator garden with active mason bee nests, benches and sheltered overlook of preserve. A designated Important Bird Area for wintering waterfowl. Over 200 species of birds have been recorded. Trails are open dawn to dusk. Pets and bicycles are not allowed on the trails. Education Center Building open 10am-4pm daily: real bald eagle nest, interpretive displays, nature store, classroom, restrooms.
$30 resident, $45 non-resident, $25 senior discount

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Steve Engel
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