Nature Learning Near Glencoe Swale


Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District | Weed Watchers

What Are Weed Watcher Workshops?

Weed Watcher workshops are presented annually in the spring to help alert area residents to the Class A weeds considered to be of greatest concern and to train residents as ’50 mph botanists’, able to identify these invaders in local natural areas and along streamsides while driving throughout the county.

Each workshop consists of an introduction to invasive species control, a walk-through of the weeds of greatest concern, and time to practice identifying these plants with live samples. Participants receive a copy of our handy weed ID guide, which includes information on how and where to report infestations


Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve | Spring Classes

Photo of a drawing of lavendar wild flowers. Field Sketching
Learn to see the world in a different way through attention to details, patterns and relationships in nature and capture what you see in a sketchbook journal. Only a few materials are needed to record your outdoor adventures in quick lines, colors and notes. 16 – Adult.
Location: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Education Center
 Instructor: Alice Hill Course: 57576 | Saturday | 4/21 | 1 – 4 pm
Fee: $22 Resident, $16 Senior, $26 Non-Resident, $20 Senior
Photo of a bird flying over water. Loon Migration Outing
Each spring thousands of Common, Pacific and Red-throated Loons fly north along our coastline to their nesting grounds. We can view them from the mouth of the Columbia River and feel the thrill of spring all around us. Transportation provided for this special outing, limited to 10 participants. 16 – Adult.Location: Jackson Bottom Wetlands Education Center
Instructor: Steve Engel
Course: 57578 | Friday | 4/27 | 9:30 am – 6 pm
Course: 57743 | Friday | 5/4 | 9:30 am – 6 pm
Fee: $75

Feature photo: Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District

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