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« Monday March 06, 2017 »
Mon
Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:45 pm

Bring Your Gloves!

When: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 9AM-12:45PM
Where: McKinstry Company
16790 NE Mason St
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Ever wonder about that slow-moving channel of water running through Gresham, Fairview, and NE & N Portland? This free hands-on workshop will explore the unique character, challenges and opportunities of the Columbia Slough and its Watershed. Open to everyone interested in learning more about the Columbia Slough Watershed.

  • Youll learn about soil & sediment in relation to water quality, how the Slough has changed over time, and what that means for fish, wildlife, people and businesses.
  • Explore Macroinvertebrates (water bugs) that live in the Slough. Simulate and predict aquifer conditions with an interactive groundwater model.
  • Test water quality through dissolved oxygen, temperature, and PH levels.

Note:Pre-registration is required for this free workshop. Light refreshments will be provided. Suitable for adults and teens 14 & up. Organizer: Columbia Slough Watershed CouncilContact: Karen Carillo, 503-281-1132 or karen.carrillo@columbiaslough.org

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 6:30PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city. The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.For more information about this event contact Jamie Thomes at 503-618-2842 or Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov.

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