Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization working in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation to support Hoyt Arboretum.
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Saturday, May 9, 9:30-11am
Practice basic orienteering skills at Hoyt Arboretum with guest instructor John Godino. Maps will be provided; students are encouraged to bring a compass.
Limited to 15 people. $5/member, $10/non-member. Registration is required.
Please sign up below via Paypal or contact Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.823.1649.
Thursday, May 14, 7pm
Hoyt Arboretum citizen scientist, archive assistant and tour guide Daniel Salomon will be giving a public lecture and will field questions on the Plants and Plant-based Organizations of Israel based on Salomon's most recent six-week extended stay in Israel in the Winter of 2015. The lecture will include a slide show and passing around real-life plant materials, field guides and reference books which Salomon personally brought back from Israel. Some attention will also be given to the plants of the Bible, the native and invasive plant species of the Israel, the importance of learning the Latin names of plants and how to harness a systematics understanding of plants to better interpret the plants of the Bible, as well as Israeli efforts to conserve, preserve, restore and steward the plants of Israel and their ancestral habitats.
Saturday, May 30, 9am-12pm
The Saturday Crew helps with trail maintenance, invasive species removal, special projects and more. No experience required; tools and instruction provided. Email email@example.com to sign up, or sign up online here.
Saturday, June 6, 9am-12pm