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March 2019

Bee Friendly! Protecting pollinators in the Rogue Valley (Talk)

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Bee Friendly! and learn about current efforts to protect and restore pollinator populations in southern Oregon. In this "quick talk" format, we'll hear two 25 minute talks from local pollinator aficionados. Travis Owen, will share incredible local pollinator photographs and interesting information about native pollinators. Kristina LeFever will discuss community efforts to reform pesticide policy and use, as well as grassroots strategies for creating more pollinator-friendly habitat. Get involved! We'll discuss ways that everyone can get involved with pollinator protection…

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Build Your Own Bird House

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Northwest Nature Shop, 154 oak st
ashland, OR 97520 United States
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$5

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 March 30, th at 11 am.   Lee Web, local wildlife biologist, will lead the class in building a birdhouse and have some fun facts about birds. This is a family-friendly project that includes hammering, and drilling.  Please bring a…

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April 2019

Native Plant Sale

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Northwest Nature Shop, 154 oak st
ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Looking for containerized native plants to support pollinators, add diversity to your property, or use in your water-wise garden? Become a land steward at your own home! Native plants are a great way to enhance your yard and encourage pollinator habitat. We’re teaming up with Vesper Meadow and the Rogue Native Plant Partnership in support of expanding the local restoration movement. A network of local growers will be supplying both native starts and seeds for this open-air market. Explore the…

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Build a Fairy House

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St.
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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$5

Fairy House Workshop Sunday April 7th 2-3:30 pm at Northwest Nature Shop According to legend, fairies possess the power to bring health, happiness and spiritual blessings to the chosen few whose gardens they inhabit. One of the best ways to attract a fairy to your garden is by providing them with a beautiful home. Join us at the Nature Shop on Sunday April 7th from 2 pm – 3:30pm for fairy house making.   Sign up at the Northwest Nature…

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Rabbits are Coming to Northwest Nature Shop!

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Northwest Nature Shop, 154 oak st
ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Free

  The Rabbits Are Coming to the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak Street, Ashland on Saturday, April 13th from 11 to 3 pm.  Jackson County 4-H Clubs will exhibit a variety of rabbits to hold!  The 4-H members gladly share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits.  Come, bring the kids, learn about rabbits and hold a bunny.  Free!

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May 2019

New Hikes of Central and Southern Oregon, with William Sullivan

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Author, historian, backcountry adventurer William Sullivan has just done a complete update the hiking guide book for Central Oregon – huge changes because of fires and an upcoming permit system. He is also doing new printing of “100 Hikes in Southern Oregon” next month that includes the Jack-Ash Trail and updated information related to recent fire effects. Come hear from Oregon's history and hiking guru on his yearly visit to the Northwest Nature Shop! The author of three novels and…

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Spring Morel Hike

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wild Morel Mushrooms

Spring is here, and it's morel season once again! Morel mushrooms are not only delicious, but an essential part of our local forest ecosystem. Join Bashira Muhamad of Zoom Out Mycology for an informative day out in the woods to learn about mushrooms, and search for prized morel mushrooms. We will be discussing fungal ecology, and sustainable harvest practices for mushroom foraging. The location will be within 20-45 minutes from Ashland, and the final destination will be determined nearer to…

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Mother’s Day Lithia Park Foraging 

May 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$5

Mother’s Day Lithia Park Foraging  Are you looking for a fun and nature centric activity for Mother’s Day? On Saturday May 11th from 3 pm – 5 pm Elva, the Nature Shops Naturalist will lead you and your mother on a foraging hike through Lithia Park. You will learn how to identify native edible plants, and when and how to harvest them. After a fun and relaxing hike join us at the shop for tea and cookies. This activity is…

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Spring Morel Hike

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Spring is here, and it's morel season once again! Morel mushrooms are not only delicious, but an essential part of our local forest ecosystem. Join Bashira Muhamad of Zoom Out Mycology for an informative day out in the woods to learn about mushrooms, and search for prized morel mushrooms. We will be discussing fungal ecology, and sustainable harvest practices for mushroom foraging. The location will be within 20-45 minutes from Ashland, and the final destination will be determined nearer to…

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Insect Hunt Lithia Park

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Insect Hunt Lithia Park Do you or someone that you know like to chase insects or has a budding interest? Join the Nature Shop on Sunday May 19th from 2 pm – 4 pm on a bug hunt through Lithia Park. We will be catching, identifying and having fun! This activity is open to all ages and cost $5 per person.

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