Community Meeting for New Trail at Sexton Mountain Drive
June 24, 2021 - Posted in:
Natural Resources, News Release, Planning and Development, Public Participation, SW 155th Trail
THPRD is planning a new off-street trail connecting SW Sexton Mountain Dr to the Westside Trail near Sexton Mountain Elementary School. Please join us for a Virtual Community Meeting to learn more and share input.
The new THPRD Nature & Trails Map is now available--for free--at many locations. The map displays the district's growing trail network along with parks, natural areas, facilities, class information, and more.
Citizen scientists help THPRD track animal populations
December 28, 2017 - Posted in:
Natural Resources, Public Participation, Nature, Volunteers
Citizen Science – research conducted by non-professional scientists – is a practice that THPRD’s Natural Resources staff is successfully utilizing to keep track of regionally important animal species and pollinators. Volunteer opportunities are now available.
Newt Day is back! THPRD’s celebration of the rough-skinned amphibian returns on Saturday, Nov. 4, noon to 4 p.m. at the Tualatin Hills Nature Center (15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton).
Visitors will learn about the amazing adaptations of newts and other forest inhabitants.
Fanno Creek Trail users in the Garden Home neighborhood will notice a recent change in the landscape. Several weathered steel sculptures were installed, just above the ground, along a 120-foot section of the trail near SW 86th Avenue.