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Discover GreenScene – your guide to great places and green living.
Metro GreenScene features sustainable living tools, seasonal nature notes and stories about outstanding people and places. Plus you'll find nature activities, paddle trips, bike rides, bird walks, volunteer ventures and natural gardening workshops offered all around the region.
When out hiking or bird-watching, you might never guess that putting a natural area together can be a bit like assembling a jigsaw puzzle. It is. Land gets purchased and protected piece by piece, sometimes over many years, ultimately creating one cohesive, scenic picture. Learn more
In the city, good neighbors invite you to their holiday party, lend you a tool or bring in the mail while you’re on vacation. At Metro’s Clear Creek Canyon natural area near Carver, neighborly kindness recently took a different form. In February, students from Springwater Environmental Sciences School helped restore the 580-acre natural area next door. Learn more
Habitat restoration, stream and floodplain improvements, and conservation education opportunities are taking shape across the region with support from Metro’s Nature in Neighborhoods restoration and enhancement grants. Metro is especially interested in projects like Adelante Conservación that foster innovative partnerships and serve low-income communities and communities of color. Learn more
GreenScene provides a calendar of nature activities, gardening workshops and volunteer ventures offered by Metro and partner organizations.More
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