Welcome to Wild Diversity! Outdoor Adventures for POC & LGBTQ Communities.

You Are Welcome

Wild Diversity is a project that elevates people of color & the queer community in the outdoors. We also offer resources to queer, minority and low income youth. We are here to provide a safe and welcoming space for our community to explore outdoor adventures in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Upcoming events

Fall Mushroom Foraging

Fall Mushroom Foraging for Chanterelles and possibly discover other kinds of mushrooms. This is a great experience to learn about wild edibles if you are new to it or join the fun if you have forged before.

Forage Location: Bull of the Woods
Meeting Location: Leaven Community Center
Start Date: October 21, 2018
Meeting Time: 10:00AM
End Time: 6:00PM
Cost: Sliding Scale $5-$35 Donation
Trip Leader: Sen

We will leave Portland around 10AM and head towards Wy'east. We will forage for 2-3 hours and take a lunch/snack break and check out our finds. We will head back to Portland at 4PM.

You’ll Need to Bring:
Produce bag or grocery bag for your finds
Dress similar for a hike: hiking boots, warm layers, rain jacket/pants, warm gloves, warm hat

A packed lunch and snack as there will be no scheduled stops.
Backpack for your finds, lunch, snacks and layers

Past Events

September 28-30: Car Camping

September 22: Get Paddling 

September 15: Bird Walk with Portland Audubon

September 14-16: Paddling Weekend Trip 

September 10: Un-Climb Night 

September 6-9: POC Centered Backpacking Trip 

September 1-3: Beginner Backpacking Trip 

August 19: Basic Fire Building 

August 6: Un-Climb Night 

August 1: Archery Night 

July 15: Wild at the Coast 

Proud to be fiscally sponsored by the Venture Out Project. This means donations are tax-deductible!