Nature

Our Nature and Land Stewardship Division focuses on maintaining the natural resources within the network of parks and natural areas located in Portland. There are many volunteer opportunities that support the natural habitat and sustainability in each park.

Mailing address
Portland Parks & Recreation
1120 SW Fifth Ave Suite 858
Portland, OR 97204

Upcoming Events

Volunteer Event
Join Portland Parks & Recreation for our 17th annual No Ivy Day, an annual citywide effort to remove invasive ivy. Gather across the greater Portland area to show your support for our treasured local ecology! Registration is required, sites are limited, face coverings are required at all events.
Classes and Activities
Location
Ladybug Nature Walks take place in Portland's parks and natural areas. They are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who want to explore in nature with a trained educator. Children attend with an adult who assists in guiding them along as they explore.
Classes and Activities
Location
Ladybug Nature Walks take place in Portland's parks and natural areas. They are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who want to explore in nature with a trained educator. Children attend with an adult who assists in guiding them along as they explore.
Volunteer Event
Join PP&R's and Friends of Marquam for a morning of restoration work in Marquam Nature Park. Come explore nature in the city.
Classes and Activities
Location
Ladybug Nature Walks take place in Portland's parks and natural areas. They are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who want to explore in nature with a trained educator. Children attend with an adult who assists in guiding them along as they explore.