Metro has many programs, events and resources for teachers and parents. Use this page to find topics of particular interest to you and your kids.
Getting ready for school? Go green with tips to save money, conserve natural resources and reduce your carbon footprint.
Find a park, nature trail, picnic spot, bike route, hiking trail, boating facility or other regional attraction near you. Check out the hours, get directions and discover cool stuff to do.
Check out Metro’s GreenScene – your guide to hundreds of nature activities, volunteer opportunities, bike tours, paddle trips and gardening workshops throughout the region.
Smell the flowers, touch the leaves and feel inspired by this peaceful, playful demonstration garden at Metro’s Blue Lake Regional Park in Fairview.
Follow the animal tracks. Discover salmon, water birds and bugs. Take an educational field trip led by Metro’s guides.
Discover facts, figures, and where to watch local birds, plants and animals in Metro’s nature guides.
Learn about nature and the wide world of animals at the Oregon Zoo. Education opportunities and resources include day camps, classes, field trips, animal information and free downloadable curricula.
Teach your students about waste prevention and resource conservation. Metro develops and maintains a wide selection of resources and programs for schools in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties.
Find resources to help support your in-school recycling program.
Metro is proud to provide funds for local projects that help create livable communities. Find information about Metro grant opportunities for topics of particular interest to you.