Join us to learn about the principles of photography and then make a sun print to take home!  Kids will explore how light can transform the Sunprint paper similar to photography.  The blue molecules embedded in the paper are sensitive to ultra-violet light. We will arrange objects onto the 4″x4″ … Read More

Make a solar oven to cook up some delicious s’mores! Join NW Nature Shop to make this fun, easy science project using recycled materials. Plus you’ll learn about absorption, insulation and the sun’s energy. Sunday July 9th 2 pm. Materials are limited so please call the shop in advance to … Read More

Hosted by the Northwest Nature Shop in the newly renovated Oak St. alley between Oak and Pioneer St.
Join us for sips and snacks, and kick off your summer art walk! Friday, July 7th 5-8 pm

Join us to learn about the principles of photography and then make a sun print to take home!  Kids will explore how light can transform the Sunprint paper similar to photography.  The blue molecules embedded in the paper are sensitive to ultra-violet light. We will arrange objects onto the 4″x4″ … Read More

by Harry Nehls

On August 21 a total eclipse of the sun will pass eastward over the central sections of Oregon. This event has generated considerable interest among humans. But what effect will the eclipse have on local wildlife? On February 26, 1979, a total eclipse passed directly over Portland, allowing … Read More

Ever wonder why southwest Oregon and northern California is called the Klamath Knot?  Join Jeanine Moy of KS Wild for a photographic tour of some of the most rugged mountain ascents. We’ll delve into the heart of Bigfoot country by getting a glimpse of high elevation off-trail hiking/climbing routes and … Read More

 

Join local naturalists on free public hikes on weekend days in June and early July 2017. Explore wildlands in the expanded Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument that scientists recommended in order to make the Monument more ecologically whole. Learn about local flora and … Read More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you haven’t been by the shop recently then you likely haven’t seen our new garden patio space. Last year we decided to convert some of the old blacktop area next … Read More

Use the sun’s energy to make the best snack ever invented with this simple solar oven! Have you ever heard the expression that it’s so hot out you could fry an egg on the sidewalk? Have you ever wondered if it’s true? Find out with this easy, fun, and delicious … Read More

Get ready for this summer’s big event, a total solar eclipse, that in parts of northern Oregon will be a total eclipse. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the earth and casts its shadow on … Read More