Leo and Marie


Our family has always enjoyed a tremendously fun time together outdoors during the winter months. We've put together this Winter Checklist for you and your family as a guide to what to do during the cold and snowy Southern Oregon winters. 1.)  Ski and snowboard on Mt. Ashland.  4 Chairlifts providing ... Read More
November 30, 2016Caroline



Ashland With Kids

Written by Marie Uhtoff   Ashland has many great activities to do beyond the world-renown Shakespeare festival.  Of course I highly recommend taking in a play or two when you are in town (my kids are 5, 8 and 10 and I can always find at least 1 play we all enjoy ... Read More
April 7, 2016Caroline
WoodLink Bluebird House BB1


Written by Northwest Nature Shop Expert Birder Terence Philippe Spring is just around the corner, and so it’s a good time to prepare your yard for the arrival of our spring and summer birds. Follow this blog where each week we’ll write about topics and provide information to help you learn ... Read More
February 12, 2016Caroline
Table Rocks



The Ecology of the Table Rocks

Written by Abby Nichols of the Northwest Nature Shop, Nature Conservancy Volunteer Field Assistant The Table Rocks are distinct landmarks of the Rogue Valley - two horseshoe-shaped geologic features sitting squarely between the Cascade and Siskiyou Ranges in Southern Oregon.  Remnants of a prehistoric lava flow, these archaic rock formations are home ... Read More
February 10, 2016Caroline
Bird Walk


Join Northwest Nature Shop's expert birder Terence Philippe for a series of local bird walks. Spring marks the return of longer days and also heralds the return of many birds that migrate south during the winter. It’s also the beginning of nesting season for many of these returning birds. So ... Read More
February 2, 2016Caroline
Ashland, Oregon Day Trips by Barbara Tricarico


Friday, February 12, 2016 4-6pm Northwest Nature Shop Here in Ashland we have an abundance of artistic talent, beautiful natural scenery, and culture-rich towns to enjoy. These qualities are the focus of two fabulous coffee-table books by local photographer Barbara Tricarico: Ashland, Oregon (2013) and the recently published Ashland, Oregon Day Trips. ... Read More
January 25, 2016Caroline


I love to give a gift to a child that will get them moving and playing outside. I look for toys that can handle the wear and tear of my 3 kids ages 4, 8 and 10. They play hard and I expect their toys to be durable. Being a ... Read More
November 15, 2015Caroline