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Columbia Slough Watershed Council

Events & Workshops

Events & Workshops

Explore the Slough and learn about our local natural environment!

At the Columbia Slough Watershed Council, our community engagement program offers free environmental education activities, bike tours, workshops, paddling events, and multi-cultural festivals with the objective of increasing community engagement and awareness around the cultural importance and biological richness of this special waterway.



- Attracting Pollinators
- Creating Edible Landscapes
- Groundwater 101
- Native Plants
- Naturescaping Basics
- Raingardens 101
- Slough 101
- Stormwater 101
- Urban Weeds
- Wetlands 101

Bike & Walk Tours

- Bat Night
- Bike the Levees
- Bird Walks
- Cycle the Well Field
- Owl Prowl

Paddling Events

- Bring Your Own Boat
- Columbia Slough Regatta
- Evening Canoe the Slough (Spring & Fall)
- Moonlight Paddle
- Vietnamese Paddle

Community Festivals

- Aquifer Adventure
- Columbia Slough Regatta
- Explorando el Columbia Slough

Click here to learn more and register for upcoming events and workshops! For additional information and/or questions, please contact:

Susanne Raymond, Outreach & Events Director
Phone: (503) 281-1132

Sponsors & Partners

Our recreation activities are made possible by funding from: Boeing, the Bureau of Environmental Services, East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, Metro, and the Portland Water Bureau, as well as partnerships with: Community Cycling Center, Hacienda CDC, Living Cully, Verde, and Next Adventure.

Eventos & Actividades