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Flying Potatoes (Overnight Sun – Fri)

Flying high above and darting through old growth forests there lives the Marbled Murrelet, a bird nicknamed the flying potato.

Come join us as we investigate both forest and coastal ecosystems, two habitats that are integral to the Marbled Murrelets survival. Get ready to lay down on a bed of moss and wild ginger in Portland Audubon’s Ten Mile sanctuary as you search for the Marbled Murrelets flying through the forest canopy.

In addition to the Marbled Murrelet we will explore Oregon’s coastal temperate rainforests, tide pools, lakes and dunes. We will stay at Neskowin School along the Southern Oregon Coast as we explore all of the ecosystems, plants and animals that live in this diverse region.

All transportation and food is provided. Participants provide their own camping gear.

Week-long Camp: August 11 – August 16, 8:45/9 a.m. – 4/4:15 p.m.
Member Price: $495
Non-member Price: $515
Grades: 6th – 8th
Drop off Location:
Wallace Park
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Details

Start:
August 12
End:
August 16
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Venue

Wallace Park
1516 NW 25th Ave
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Organizer

Tara Lemezis
Phone:
971-222-6131
Email:
tlemezis@audubonportland.org