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East-side Branch at Leach Botanical Garden

East-side Branch at Leach Botanical Garden

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A Portland Audubon Explorador camper gets an up-close look at a Leach Botanical Garden tree - Tinsley Hunsdorfer

In 2010, the Audubon Society of Portland opened a satellite branch at Leach Botanical Garden. Through this partnership with the garden, we have greatly extended our programming and advocacy in the east Portland-metro region. The East-side Branch now offers bird and natural history classes, walks, presentations and summer camp for youth.

Getting There

Leach Botanical Garden is located at 6704 SE 122 Avenue in Portland. Note that the Portland Audubon offices are located at Leach's administrative annex. Get directions and view a map.

Leach Botanical Garden

Known as "Portland's secret garden," Leach opened to the public in 1983 as a partnership between Leach Garden Friends and Portland Parks & Recreation. The 17-acre facility includes towering trees, walking paths and a native plant collection, which contains plants that occurred naturally within Oregon's borders prior to European settlement.

East-side Alerts

Are you interested in staying abreast of Audubon's work to protect natural areas and increase access to nature in the east Portland-metro area? If so, please sign up to get email alerts from Friends and Advocates of Urban Natural Areas (FAUNA).

About the East-side Branch

The Leach-Audubon partnership is part of Portland Audubon's efforts to diversify and strengthen our organization, and effectively advance our conservation and education mission in the coming century. Through new collaborations and greater geographic accessibility, we hope to reach an increasingly diverse and public transit-dependent population, and to help inspire the next generation to love, protect and enjoy our region's unique nature heritage. Read more.


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During a trip to Audubon's East Portland Branch, kids learn about their neighborhoods' natural areas - Tinsley Hunsdorfer
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