Creating Backyard Habitat in Urban Spaces

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Don't miss this free Urban & Community Forestry Workshop!

On Saturday, September 21, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., join Friends of Tryon Creek Education Director Gabe Sheoships and Backyard Habitat Certification Program Site Technician Cindy Ellison to learn about creating natural habitat in your own yard space for native flora and fauna. Consider the benefits of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program, which is conducted in partnership with the Audubon Society of Portland and the Columbia Land Trust, to support urban stewards and their efforts to create and enhance native habitats. This workshop will include an indoor presentation, discussion, and native plant hike.

Location: Tryon State Natural Area (meet in the Classroom)

Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Register online at or call 503-635-0290 or email