January

Scope out more than 90 species of birds at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden.

February

Hundreds of raptors congregate on Sauvie Island.

March 

Trillium blooms in Tryon Creek State Natural Area signal spring.

April

Camas lilies light up Lacamas Lake Park.

May 

Three-mile seasonal loop trail opens at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge.

June

Salamanders are out in force at the Audubon Society Sanctuary in Forest Park.

July 

Fledging peregrine falcons take to the air above Cathedral Park.

August 

Sunsets at Rocky Butte are accompanied by hundreds of orange-winged Lorquin admiral butterflies.

September

Vaux swifts take roost at Chapman Elementary School.

October

Fall chinook salmon return to the Sandy River in Oxbow Regional Park.

November

Clear night skies above Powell Butte offer views of the Leonid meteor shower.

December

Strawberry trees bear their white flowers (and sweet red fruit) in Hoyt Arboretum.

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