Climate Change, Sustainability, and Reducing Impact to the Environment
Mt. Hood National Forest is providing the following information to its employees in order to increase our employees' basic literacy on climate change, sustainability, and reducing one's impact to the environment. Interested members of the public are also invited to peruse the information presented. Link to more information
Passport to the Forest
Educators are invited to participate in a mobile conservation education program offered by personnel of the Zigzag Ranger District of Mt. Hood National Forest.
The program is run by volunteers, call for availability. Currently, lesson plans are designed for 2nd to 7th graders and focus on four main subject areas: Botany, Hydrology/Fisheries, Wildlife, and Geology. We bring the program to you so budgets can be stretched by keeping costs of field trips and buses down.
For more information, please click on the links below.
Please contact Neal Fair at 503-622-2033, email: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions, suggestions, or would like to participate.
Learn More About Mt. Hood National Forest by Going on a Hike, or Tour
The interpretation and Conservation Education Program of Zigzag Ranger District, Mt. Hood National Forest offers several tours, hikes, walks, or other opportunities focused on learning more about nature, history, and culture of the area. In the past, a number of great summer activities have been provided including:
Timberline Lodge Tours
Government Camp Historic Walks
Trillium Lake Nature Walks
Learn how animals in the forest react when forest firest start and what you can do to help avoid unnatural wildfires by following Cedar Squirrel and his friends while drawing in our coloring book:
Fire Prevention Coloring Book