Looking for More Classes?

Try Peter's co-teacher Jake Gordon. He offers a few of Peter's former Salem classes and will have some new classes in the fall. Check out Oregon Field Classfor more information.​​

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2024 classes now posted.  Click here for more details.

​Driving Tours available. Click here for more details.

Self-guided courses available. Click here for more details.

Guided Independent Study courses. Click here for more details.

About Peter

Peter Chausse is a part time instructor with The Heritage Institute/Antioch University, where he conducts over 50 different courses for School teachers throughout the year that focus on local art, architecture, Natural science and history. A former elementary and middle school teacher, Peter has a degree in Forestry, and worked for the U.S. Forest Service before entering the teaching profession.


Testimonials:

"Peter Chausse’s classes have made my understanding of Portland and Oregon history, as well as nature, much deeper and something I roll into my lessons effortlessly. I am very appreciative of his 30+ years of experience at our disposal. I intend to take more of his classes for fun because I learn so much!" 


​"Peter Chausse's classes are interesting and educational. He made it fun to learn".


"Peter Chausse is amazing! My students and I benefit from his knowledge and insights!"

Peter Chausse,  Instructor of Continuing Education Courses

Upcoming Classes with Peter Chausse​​​​​​​

Sat., June 15, North Portland, Naturally

Thurs.-Fri., June 20-21, Studying Portland's Trees

Sun., June 23, Exploring Portland's Willamette River Greenspace

Weds.-Fri., June 25-27, Exploring Portland's Parks

Sat., June, 29, Wildwood Trail & Pittock Mansion

Mon., July 1, Hidden Clackamas County & Happy Valley

Sun., July 7, Portland's Bridges Via Bicycle

Tues., July 9, Central Columbia River Gorge & Hood River

​Thurs., July 11, Oregon Zoo & World Forestry Center, Too

Sat., July 13, East Portland...Naturally


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Celebrating Over 30 Years of Teaching Classes