Young Woman’s Nature Skills Program


A year-long mentoring program for girls that focuses on building character, leadership, and healthy feminine relationships through the exploration of nature, story, art, and earth living skills.  The program will meet twice a month for a full year and will foster a cohesive and consistent mentoring community for the participants. Participants will gain experience with […]

Bow & Arrow Workshops


The bow and arrow is a symbol of primal adventure. It is a hunting tool, a weapon of war and protection, and used for sport in archery competitions. The oldest known bow was found in a cave in Denmark and is carbon dated to 9,000 BCE. Humans have been using bows and arrows for at […]

English Ivy Basketry


“English Ivy is an invasive, introduced plant species which damages our forests by reducing biodiversity and negatively impacting native wildlife.  It is fabulous to see this weed removed from our natural areas and transformed into a productive, creative item!” Rachel Felice, Westside Stewardship Coordinator, Portland Parks and Recreation “In my eleven years of teaching basketry […]