Join Northwest Nature Shop and author Ken DeCamp for an evening presentation on DeCamp’s new book, Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps on Thursday April 19th at 6:30 pm.  The Trinity Alps is one of the fascinating, and botanically diverse gems of our area.  The just released book Wildflowers of the Trinity … 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 7th at 11 am.   Lee Web, local … Read More


In 2015, bird nerd Noah Strycker of Oregon became the first human to see more than half of the planet’s bird species in a single, year-long, round-the-world birding trip. Anything could have happened, and a lot did. He was scourged by blood-sucking leeches, suffered fevers and sleep deprivation, survived airline snafus … Read More

Make useful and unique natural gifts for family and friends. Join the Northwest Nature shop in a fun, hands-on afternoon class to make holiday gifts for loved ones and take them home, ready for gifting. We’ll make natural bath bombs (lovely homemade bath fizzies)  and herbal massage oil. The kids love … Read More

Slime is cool science! Join the Northwest Nature shop for fun, free, hands-on science projects Saturday December 9th 12-2 pm. Slime is a fun and easy play material that provides a platform for learning many important chemical principles. Polymers and non-newtonian fluids are part of the basic slime science we will … Read More

Gather your family, friends, and neighbors to make beautiful holiday wreaths! Enjoy creating a holiday wreath using materials gathered from nature. The class offers step-by-step instructions to make and decorate a holiday wreath for your home. A variety of seasonal greens and cones will be provided for students to create … Read More

We love our neighboring businesses Escape Ashland and Bestow and Bloom.  We’re striving to spruce up our alley between Oak St and Pioneer St.  We are teaming with them to present an Outdoor European-style Open-air market. Local youth clubs and sports teams will offer food for sale and holiday items such as … Read More

Magical Michael stars in a magic show that will delight children of any age at Ashland’s Northwest Nature Shop’s annual Holiday Open House on Friday, November 24th  from 12-5 pm.   Magical Michael delivers a fun, engaging, interactive magic show that provides laughter to kids and adults alike. There will be … Read More

Save on high quality wild bird seed during our annual Bird Seed Sale!

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