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,
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.
September 18, 2017 - Posted in:
Events, News Release,
Get ready for fall and planting season with THPRD’s 17th annual Fall Native Plant Sale. A wide variety of shrubs, ground covers, perennials and trees will be available for purchase at the Tualatin Hills Nature Center, 15655 SW Millikan Way, Beaverton, on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10 am to 2 pm.
THPRD hosts its annual Spring Native Plant Sale on Saturday, April 29, at the Tualatin Hills Nature Center from 10 am to 2 pm. This year, the sale will highlight plants that attract native pollinators such as birds, bees, and butterflies.
Cooper Mountain Nature Park closed Wednesday-Friday
September 27, 2016 - Posted in:
Natural Resources, Closures,
Cooper Mountain Nature Park will close on Wednesday, Sept. 27, for a controlled burn that is designed to reduce the risk of wildfire and help restore habitat for wildlife and plants. The park is expected to re-open on Saturday, Sept. 30.
Want to attract birds and butterflies to your backyard this spring and summer but don’t know where to start? Native plants are the answer, and THPRD will have more than 150 varieties available at its Spring Native Plant Sale and Resource Fair on Saturday, April 16, 10 am - 2 pm.