Discover the exciting ecology of the Pacific Northwest!
Take a look into the exciting ecology of the Pacific Northwest with these guided, educational and interactive nature walks. Dive into local ecosystems living in our local parks, waterways and forests with ESC Naturalists. Great for all ages!
All walks are on Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 PM at different places around Renton. Cost is $25 per walk but City of Renton has a scholarship offering.
Fall 2023 Schedule
Bird Watching at Gene Coulon Park
Walk along Lake Washington to view the local and migrating birds that utilize this habitat. Our Naturalists will share identification tips and species adaptations. Courses #17400 & #17405
Salmon & Water Quality at the Renton Community Center
Walk along the Cedar River near the Renton Community Center to view salmon migrating to their spawning habitats. Learn about their lifecycle, threats, and stewardship tips to help these threatened populations. Courses #17800 & #17403
Native Plant Walk & Nature Journaling 101 at Belmondo’s Reach
Explore this natural area along the Cedar River to learn more about our native plants and how to connect to nature through journaling. Naturalists will share advice, tips, and prompts for getting started at nature journaling. Courses #17402 & #17404
These programs are in partnership with Renton Parks and Recreation.