Northwest Nature Shop

Swimming holes

20

Jun2018
by Jeanine Moy, Northwest Nature Shop Naturalist Southwest Oregon hosts amazing places to go swimming. Our backyard public-lands boast alpine lakes, wild rivers, and tumbling waterfalls on Cascade volcanic rocks and steep Siskiyou drainages. This region is marked by aquatic refuges for people and wildlife alike. Before you go, make sure to ... Read More
morel(3)

08

May2018
Tips for spring morel hunting in southwest Oregon Learn to properly identify morels: Morels will grow singularly from the soil, have a characteristic conical pitted cap, and can be a creamy white color ranging to a dark brown-black. The stalk of the mushroom should be entirely hollow if you cut it ... Read More
postcard-siskiyou-filmfest-2017

31

Dec2016
The Northwest Nature Shop is Pleased to be a ticket outlet for the 15th Annual Siskiyou Film Festival. Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for students and seniors. tickets are also available online at siskiyoufilmfest.org. and at Oregon Books and Games in Grants Pass The 15th annual Siskiyou FilmFest will be held ... Read More
December 31, 2016Northwest Nature Shop
map

25

Mar2016
Come into the shop today for a free copy of the official Northwest Nature Shop Ashland Map and Recommended Hikes!!   1. Lower Table Rock; 5.2 miles round trip (Hiking, No Dogs) 2. Upper Table Rock; 2.8 miles round trip (Hiking, No Dogs) 3. Denmam Wildlife Refuge/ Oregon Fish & Wildlife Office; ponds (Wildlife ... Read More
March 25, 2016Northwest Nature Shop
gin lin

08

Mar2016

The Gin Lin Trail

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A lesser known but incredibly variant trail with great interesting and historical significance. The Gin Lin Trail is a testament to the older ways of life during the gold rush, leaving behind a fascinating hike as well as historical considerations as you witness the work of long ago left ... Read More
tbrcks2

08

Mar2016
Hiking the Lower and Upper Table Rocks offers an enjoyable, informative experience in natural history and botany. Our guest writer Heather Headley offers an insightful, thoughtful and informative exploration of one of our local landmarks here in the Rogue Valley. Spring is a wonderful time to rediscover the ... Read More
lacro

18

Feb2016
Do you ever wonder how cold it got the previous night while you were sleeping in your warm bed, or what the high temperature was at your home in the summer while you were dipping your toes in Lake of the Woods. Well, I’m a statistic freak and I’m always ... Read More
February 18, 2016Northwest Nature Shop
Cone Style Baffle

25

Nov2015
Written By Chris Uhtoff Since bird seed has gotten more expensive, keeping squirrels away from birdfeeders has taken on more importance for many people. If squirrels are becoming your backyard nemesis there are a variety of methods to keep feeders squirrel free; and all are simple solutions for protecting birdfeeders. The first ... Read More
November 25, 2015Northwest Nature Shop

18

Jul2015
It’s summertime in Southern Oregon and lucky for us it is easy and very fun to take our kids on great outdoor adventures. Recent studies show that kids who play outside are healthier, happier and more well rounded as a whole. Children experience an increase in self-confidence, self-esteem, optimism, independence ... Read More

18

Jul2015
Standing on the rock looking down into the incredibly blue mountain lake we had just hiked into in the Marble Mountain Wilderness I hesitated to jump knowing how cold that melted-snow fed water would be but on a hot summer day, water is irresistible. I held my breath and took ... Read More