We are offering TWO Guided Mushroom Hikes to learn about our local wild mushrooms this year.  First one is on Saturday, May 20th and the second on Sunday May, 28th. Sign up for one or both.  Local mushroom expert Nils Nelson will offer his expertise and guide a walk in search … Read More

Morel Mushroom season approaching!  Get ready.  Join Northwest Nature Shop and  local mushroom expert Nils Nelson on a guided mushroom foray. The emphasis will be on finding fungi and learning something about identification and the diversity of mushroom species. Edible and poisonous varieties will be discussed.  Typically, mushrooms abound at this time … Read More

The Northwest Nature Shop hosts a presentation by William Sullivan on Thursday May 11th at 7 pm at the GEOS Building, 84 4th St. Ashland with gorgeous photography and plenty of tips and inspiration to get you into the backcountry.
Oregon’s hiking guru, William Sullivan … Read More

Our fairy house workshops are so popular we’re offering TWO dates so choose either: Sunday April 23rd and May 7th 2 pm

Capture the magic of childhood by creating a Fairy House from natural materials. Imagine building a house where milkweed becomes a fairy bed, a seashell becomes a bathtub, and … Read More

In this class Robin will take you step-by-step through the process of growing a beautiful garden to attract butterflies, honey bees, birds and other pollinators, based on essentials of the Monarch Watch program. She will also outline the process for becoming a Certified Monarch Way Station and a Certified Wildlife … Read More

Due to popular demand we’ll offer TWO workshops! Choose : Sunday April 23rd or May 7th 2 pm

Capture the magic of childhood by creating a Fairy House from natural materials. Imagine building a house where milkweed becomes a fairy bed, a seashell becomes a bathtub, and stones make a front … Read More

The Rabbits Are Coming to the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak Street, Ashland on Saturday, April 8th from 11 to 2 pm. Jackson County 4-H Clubs will exhibit a variety of rabbits to hold! “The Rabbits Are Coming” has been an annual event at the Northwest Nature Shop … Read More

Birds have a unique ability to inspire and delight us. They connect us with nature, with the passage of seasons, and with each other. Bird-watching has become the most popular outdoor activity in the US with an estimated 50 to 80 million participants. There’s a wonderful world just waiting … Read More

Spring is the perfect time to build a birdhouse. Birds are a valuable resource for gardeners, birdwatchers and farmers, aiding in insect control and pollination of plant varieties. The Northwest Nature Shop will offer a build your own birdhouse class on Saturday April 1st at 11 am. Lee … Read More

Create your first nature journal! Many important scientists, naturalists, and philosophers such as Charles Darwin, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Aldo Leopold, Rachel Carson, and John Muir were all known for keeping journals of their observations, poems, and discoveries. On Sunday March 5th, at 2 pm we’ll … Read More