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Discover Nature Days: Birds of Prey

Juniper Hills Park B Street/Ashwood Road, Madras

Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon partners, Discover Nature Days are free family events that connect children and families to the wonder of nature. This week’s program is Birds of Prey, presented by High Desert Museum. Experience an up close encounter with a raptor, learn about its amazing adaptations, and play a game […]

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Tiny Explorers Meetup

Pilot Butte Neighborhood Park 1310 US-20, Bend

Tiny Explorer Meetups are a time for new families to get together in the outdoors.  Each meetup will have a volunteer that gathers the group and provides information about the program. Families then can go on walks or play in the park.  There is no formal program, but the volunteer will provide suggestions for activities […]

Free

Discover Nature Days: Watery Wonders

Shevlin Park NW Shevlin Park Rd, Bend

Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon partners, Discover Nature Days are free family events that connect children and families to the wonder of nature. This week’s program is Watery Wonders presented by Upper Deschutes Watershed Council. Explore the watery wonders of Tumalo Creek, collect and identify stream critters, and learn about what makes a […]

Free

Tiny Explorers Meetup

Ochoco Creek Park - Creation Station (Juniper st.) 430 NE Juniper St, Prineville

Tiny Explorer Meetups are a time for new families to get together in the outdoors. Each meetup will have a volunteer that gathers the group and provides information about the program. Families then can go on walks or play in the park. There is no formal program, but the volunteer will provide suggestions for activities […]

Free

Discover Nature Days: Watery Wonders

Crooked River Wetlands Complex 4035 NW Rimrock Acres Loop, Prineville

Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon partners, Discover Nature Days are free family events that connect children and families to the wonder of nature. This week’s program is Watery Wonders, presented by Discover Your Forest. Explore watery wonders, collect and identify stream critters, and learn about what makes a healthy stream.  Ages 5-10 […]

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Tiny Explorers Meetup

Sam Johnson Park 333 SW 15th St, Redmond

Tiny Explorer Meetups are a time for new families to get together in the outdoors.  Each meetup will have a volunteer that gathers the group and provides information about the program. Families then can go on walks or play in the park.  There is no formal program, but the volunteer will provide suggestions for activities […]

Free

Discover Nature Days: Amphibious Adventure

Sawyer Park 62999 O. B. Riley Rd, Bend

Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon partners, Discover Nature Days are free family events that connect children and families to the wonder of nature. This week’s program is Amphibious Adventure, presented by Sunriver Nature Center.  Jump into the wet and wild world of your favorite amphibian! We’ll explore the life of frogs and […]

Free

Discover Nature Days: Nature Journaling

Farewell Bend Park 1000 SW Reed Market Rd, Bend

THIS EVENT IS FULL AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Presented by the Children’s Forest of Central Oregon partners, Discover Nature Days are free family events that connect children and families to the wonder of nature. This month's special program is Nature Journaling, presented by Jennifer Curtis - artist, ecologist, and educator. Nature Journaling is a wonderful […]

Free

Tiny Explorers Meetup

Ochoco Creek Park - Creation Station (Juniper st.) 430 NE Juniper St, Prineville

Tiny Explorer Meetups are a time for new families to get together in the outdoors. Each meetup will have a volunteer that gathers the group and provides information about the program. Families then can go on walks or play in the park. There is no formal program, but the volunteer will provide suggestions for activities […]

Free

Discover Nature Festival!

Riverbend Park 799 SW Columbia St, Bend

Our 2017 Discover Nature Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 23 at Riverbend Park in Bend from 11am-3pm. The event is offered in partnership with Bend Park and Recreation District and Deschutes National Forest. This FREE event will feature over 30 nature education, outdoor recreation, and health and wellness activities including: Climbing Wall, Archery, Art […]

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