Jul 21 - Jul 22, 2023


Yakona Nature Preserve & Learning Center

JX2G+MJ Newport, OR, USA

Explore your connection with nature through art. Join Leeauna and Rena for two days of nature crafting fun at Yakona! Sign up for one or all of the sessions.


  • Papermaking on Friday morning 8:30 – 11:30. Participants will learn the art of making homemade paper infused with native botanical inclusions.

  • Birdhouse and Nature Collage on Friday afternoon from 1 – 4. Participants will decorate a wooden birdhouse with acrylic pens and native botanicals. You will also use natural materials from three conifers to collage a wooden picture frame.

  • Nature journaling & discovery walk on Saturday morning from 8:30 – 11:30. Participants will take a walk through Yakona’s forests while being guided to observe a variety of flora. They will sketch, write, and make plant and bark rubbings in a nature journal.

CLICK HERE to register (by July 7)


  • Event is open to participants aged 8 and up. Youth must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

  • All craft materials will be provided.

  • This event is free. Donations are welcome.

  • Workshop will be held at Yakona Nature Preserve & Learning Center.

Yakona Nature Preserve & Learning Center

JX2G+MJ Newport, OR, USA - Get Directions