ecology club

Fieldwork is Fire Resilience

The forest looks vastly different this year than last, and while this has been especially destabilizing for some, it has also created a unique opportunity for us to connect with an ecosystem that has evolved with fire.

June Ecology Club: Knots 101

Join us for this in-person Ecology Club to learn about knots and anything about climbing that you’d like to learn in a park!

May Ecology Club: Lichen Night

For our May Ecology Club, we will explore the unbelievable world of lichens!

An Annual Gathering of Environmentalists Worldwide

Have you heard of the University of Oregon’s Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC), also called “E.Law”? For 39 years, it's been an international gathering of environmental lawyers, activists, educators, organizers, students, sharing with, and learning from, each other. [Disclaimer for BIPOC: This year, the conference has much less to offer on environmental justice topics than we've seen in past years.]

April Ecology Club: Bird Language

This introductory class will dive into the basics of song bird vocalizations, how bird language is different from bird ID, how to decipher songs from alarms, and how to key into body language and patterns of our resident birds.

Free forest activist training, book club, Free Mt. Hood committee and more!

Whether you are a past, current, or future volunteer, thank you for showing up for Mt. Hood’s forests, waters, wildlife, and the communities of people who benefit from this vibrant ecosystem!