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

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

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

Take a Nature walk in Lithia Park and record what we see, hear, smell, and feel in nature journals!

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 to … Read More

Join KS Wild and Rogue Riverkeeper to support local artists who draw inspiration from nature.

Hosted by the NorthWest Nature Shop in the newly renovated “Oak St. alley between Oak and Pioneer St., we are excited to unveil local artist Deb VanPoolen’s 40 Butterflies of Southwest Oregon, large painting and host … Read More

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