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Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Bring Your Gloves!

When: Sat, Mar 04, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Multiple Locations
(See sites list below)
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The City of Gresham Natural Resources Program and Johnson Creek Watershed Council (JCWC) invite you to join us for our largest watershed restoration event of the year, Watershed Wide! Help us plants hundreds of native trees and shrubs to support a healthy habitat. Choose one of three sites in Gresham to volunteer at:

  1. Chastain Creek - Meet near 1511 SW 10th Ct
  2. Jenne Creek Headwaters - Meet right off of SW Border Way, next to Jenne Butte Park
  3. Springwater Woods - Park at DES Operations Center at 2123 SE Hogan to access the Springwater Trail, follow signs from the trail to our meeting spot

This is a family-friendly event and all experience levels are welcomed! We will provide tools, snacks, and a fun time! Please come dressed for the weather, rain or shine. We recommend being prepared with long pants, warm layers, rain gear, and sturdy boots. Plus, join us for a free pizza party afterwards! For more information and volunteer registration

Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Learn About East County

When: Sat, Mar 04, 2017 2PM-3PM
Where: Gresham Historical Society Museum
410 North Main Avenue
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The Gresham Historical Society Museum welcomes you to our first lecture of the 2017 history lecture series. Our collections manager, Silvie Andrews will be presenting on the topic of recreation and leisure in Gresham. This lecture is a companion to our newest exhibit of the same name. Come and find out more about the several items from our collection used in the exhibit and the research behind this topic. There will be light refreshments and admission is free.For more information about this event, contact Matt Holland at 503-661-0347 or ghsholland@gmail.com.

Start: 5:00 pm

Improving Our Watershed

When: Sat, Mar 04, 2017 9AM-1PM
Where: Troutdale Police Station
234 SW Kendall Ct
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Well explore the critical role rain gardens can play in urban stream restoration, and how they add beautiful landscaping to your yard at the same time.

  • You will learn how to assess your site to determine the best location and size, calculate impervious surfaces, determine soil suitability, choose appropriate plants, and how to maintain your new rain garden.
  • You will also receive a comprehensive manual that guides you through all the steps in constructing your rain garden.
  • Where possible, workshop includes a short tour of a nearby rain garden.

Organized by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

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