Trainings for new participants start Nov 6. Read more
Habitats and Forest Zones of the Cascades Sat, Oct 1, 9am-6pm Drive across the Cascades to experience first hand the wide variety of different ecosystems and habitat types. We will talk about the concept of a habitat, learn to identify different tree species and what they can tell you about where you are, and talk about where different wildlife species might be found. Read more
Mammals of Mt Hood Tue, Oct 11, 2015, 6:30-8:30 Learn what mammals are found in the Mt Hood area and be able to sort them family and by habitat to make them easier to remember. Also learn their basic lifestyle, reproductive strategies, winter activity, and important concepts in wildlife ecology. Read more
Navigation Sat, Nov 5, 9am-6pm Learn to read a map and compass and what the difference is between true north and magnetic north. Most of the day will be spent practicing navigating off-trail, both using a map and compass and using terrain features to find your way. Read 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.