Understanding Gaits and Trail Patterns Tue, Feb 14, 6:30-8:30 Learn to distinguish walks, trots, bounds, lopes, gallops, and hops, and what different trail patterns can tell you about an animal's activity. Learn more
Navigation Sat, March 18, 9am-6pm Practice navigating off-trail, both using a map and compass and using terrain features to find your way. Learn more
Wild edible plant outing Sun, April 23, 10am-6pm Spend the day in the forest learning to identify different native plants and their food value, with a focus on spring greens. Learn more
Cascadia Wild is a Portland-based non-profit dedicated to connecting local people with the local ecosystem.
We combine modern ecological methods with the ancient practices of living with nature. Fostering a community based on science, intuition, professionalism and lots of fun, we hope to instill a deep sense of connection with the natural world. Our goal is to increase people's appreciation of how everything is ultimately connected to everything else, and through this, to help people develop healthier relationships with the natural environment and with their community.