Parks & Recreation

2016 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 250+ Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

Become a Nadaka Nature Park Ambassador, Informational Meeting: Mon Jun 29, 2015 6PM

06/29/2015 - 6:00pm
06/29/2015 - 7:00pm
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Become a Nadaka Nature Park Ambassador, Informational Meeting: Mon Jun 29, 2015 6PM, St Aidans Espicopal Chruch 174th & NE Glisan, Gresham OR. Info here!

About Nadaka Nature Park
Nadaka Nature Park is a designated 12-acre natural area with a .5 mile walking loop, tall trees, native plants, grassy meadow plus a Community Garden and Nature Based Play area. Visit Nadaka Nature Park, 176th & NE Glisan St, Gresham OR

More Info
Contact Monica McAllister, Naddaka Nature Park Coordinator, 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org. Visit friendsofnadaka.org.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, Summer General Meeting: Mon Aug 25, 2014 7PM-9PM

08/25/2014 - 7:00pm
08/25/2014 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood Summer Meeting, Mon Aug 25, 2014 7PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! St Aidan's Episcopol Church, 174th & NE Glisan. Info here!

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, August 25th at 7:00 PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood Summer General Meeting. The meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Topics & Guests
Highlights will include: Gresham Emergency Plan; City of Gresham Transportation; Powell-Division Transit Project; Squatters; and neighborhood news

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

Arbor Day: Hogan Cedar Planting and Interpretive Panel Ceremony: Apr 26, 2013 10AM

04/26/2013 - 10:00am
04/26/2013 - 11:00am
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Hogan Cedars; Only in Gresham. Gresham is the only place where the Hogan cedar grows naturally, along Hogan Road along Johnson Creek.
Gresham's Hogan Cedar
Click for details

Join us as we plant
108 Hogan Cedars!

When: Fri Apr 26, 2013 10-11AM
Where: Gresham Saddle Butte
Gresham Saddle Butte Trailhead
SW 19th Drive
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Join the City of Gresham, the Urban Forestry Subcommittee and volunteers from the youth conservation corp. at Mt. Hood Community College in celebrating the City’s official City Tree and 108-year history as a City by planting 108 Hogan Cedars at the Gresham Saddle Butte Trail at 10:00 a.m. and unveiling a new interpretive panel.

Nadaka Nature Park & Garden Project Committee meeting: May 3, 2012 9AM-11AM

05/03/2012 - 9:00am
05/03/2012 - 11:00am
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Friends of Nadaka, Nadaka Nature Park & Garden Project Committee meeting: May 3,012 9AM-11AM. This group and community partners are working to secure funding to develop the approved Nelson Master Plan and unify this area with Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham Oregon. Info  here!
Nelson Master Plan. Click to Enlarge

Garden Project Committee

When: Thu May 3, 2012 9AM-11AM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR
Get Map!

Meeting Notice
Friends of Nadaka Nelson property working group will meet May 3, 2012 9AM-11AM at St Aidan's Episcopal Church, 174th & NE Glisan. Public welcome to attend.

Friends of Nadaka and it's community partners are working to secure funding to develop the approved Nelson Master Plan which includes a community garden area, orchard, rain garden, berry patches, naturescaping and more. When complete, the Nelson properry will join Nadaka Nature Park (adjacent directly north) as a unified neighborhood park.

Get Your Green On! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park Clean-up: May 6, 2012 9:30AM-1PM

05/06/2012 - 9:30am
05/06/2012 - 10:30am
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Friends of Nadaka invites you to 'Get A Little Dirty'! Help us remove invasives and restore this unique urban habitat.  Clean-up schedule and info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Spring Clean-Up Event

Volunteer opportunity

When: Sun, May 6, 2012 9:30AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Wilkes East Neighborhood has received a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant for improvements in Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

Clean-up info
Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area by removing invasive underbrush and ivy from Nadaka Nature Park, part of the Columbia Slough Watershed.

Rain or Shine! Come dressed for weather and help improve Nadaka Nature Park. Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can. Coffee, juice, water & refreshments provided by Wilkes East Neighborhood.

Free event. Audubon Society of Portland Morning Bird Walk at Nadaka Nature Park: May 31, 2012 7:30AM-8:30AM

05/31/2012 - 7:30am
05/31/2012 - 8:30am
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Greet the Morning -- and our feathered friends too! Free event: Audubon Society of Portland Morning Bird Walk at Nadaka Nature Park: May 31, 2012 7:30AM-8:30AM. Info here!

When: Thu, May 31, 2012 7:30AM-8:30AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17500 NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get map!
Cost: Free

Audubon Society of Portland. Building a region where people and wildlife flourish together.  Info here!

Greet the Morning
Join Jim Labbe with the Audubon Society of Portland and Lee Dayfield with Friends of Nadaka for a morning stroll through Nakada Nature Park in West Gresham on Thursday, May 31st at 7:30AM.

We’ll explore the natural and human history of this unique neighborhood nature park and learn about efforts afoot to expand the park, improve access and environmental interpretation, and enhance its wildlife habitat. We’ll also begin the documenting of bird species inhabiting the park and discuss the value of urban natural areas to avian biodiversity.

Arbor Day Tree Planting Gradin Community Sports Park: Apr 7, 2012 10-11AM

04/07/2012 - 10:00am
04/07/2012 - 11:00am
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Gresham’s Arbor Day Celebration 2011; Gradin Arboretum: Apr 9, 2011 9AM-12PM. Info here!
Gradin Sports Park Arboretum, Gresham OR

Plant a tree today

Whe\n: Sat Apr 7, 2012 10-11AMbr />
Where: Gradin Sports Park
2303 SE Palmquist Road
(Between Hogan Road and Hwy 26)
Gresham, OR
Get map!

Join us as we plant a Nyssa sylvatica 'David Odom' Afterburner Tupelo to memorialize David Odom who served as Gresham's urban forester before becoming a Neighborhood Tree Specialist with Friends of Trees in 2009. Gresham's annual Arbor Day Proclamation will also be read at this event.

SOLVE-IT Earth Day 2011 Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup: Apr 21, 2011 9AM-1PM, CANCELLED

04/21/2012 - 9:00am
04/21/2012 - 11:00pm
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SOLVE-IT Earth Day 2011 Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup: Apr 21, 2011 9AM-1PM, Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park

Join Us For
Earth Day 2012

CANCELLED
When: Sat, Apr 21, 2011 9AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Av & NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

SOLVE, It's our nature to volunteer. Oregonians volunteering to improve the environment and build a legacy of stewardship

Wilkes East Neighborhood has received a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant for improvements in Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!
Click here for a list of Metro Nature in Neighborhoods capital grants projects.

Directions

From I-84: Take the 181st exit, travel south, turn right on NE Pacific St.
From Glisan (eastbound): Turn left on NE 172nd Av, turn right on NE Pacific St.

Click here for SOLVE's e-Update March newsletter

Earth Day at Nadaka

Join other volunteers as we clear invasive plants & beautify Nadaka Nature Park, a 10-acre natural area with a dense forest and inviting meadow.

Be prepared to get a little dirty and have fun by supporting and volunteering with SOLVE, Friends of Nadaka and the Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area.

Rain or Shine! Come dressed for weather. Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can.

Coffee, juice, water & refreshments provided by Wilkes East Neighborhood.

Click here to register with SOLVE for this event!

For more information contact Brett Lyon, SOLVE Coordinator 503-844-9571 x332, or email brett@solv.org.

Wilkes Community Group- Open House: Oct 4, 2011 6:30PM

10/04/2011 - 6:30pm
10/04/2011 - 8:00pm
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Wilkes Community Group- Open House. A panel from Portland Parks and Recreation will answer questions about the Wilkes Creek Headwaters at this “Open House” meeting, Oct 4, 2011 6:30PM. Info here!

Wilkes Creek Headwater discussion

When :Tue Oct 4, 2011 6:30-8PM
Where: Margaret Scott Elementary School
14700 NE Sacramento
Portland OR
Get Map!

Save the Date

Wilkes Community Group is hosting an open house meeting to provide information on the recent acquisition of the Wilkes Creek Headwaters property. The following panelists will share information and answer questions.

    Representing Portland Parks and Recreation:

  • Planning Manager
  • Natural Areas Supervisor with City Nature
  • Zone Four Manager
  • Park Security Manager
  • Public Involvement Manager
    Representing Bureau of Environmental Services:

  • Program Coordinator, Watershed Services
    Representing Portland Police Bureau:

  • Policeman from North Precinct

Representatives from other community organizations with interests in the future development of this new park property have expressed intent to also attend this meeting

To expedite the open microphone forum, please come 15 minutes early to sign in on the speaking list.

Get Your Green On! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park Clean-up: Oct 22, 2011 12PM-3PM

10/22/2011 - 12:00pm
10/22/2011 - 3:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invites you to 'Get A Little Dirty'! Help us remove invasives and restore this unique urban habitat.  Clean-up schedule and info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Let's Get Dirty!

Volunteer opportunity

When: Sat, Oct 22, 2011 12PM-3PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Wilkes East Neighborhood has received a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant for improvements in Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

Clean-up info
Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association in their efforts to restore this natural area by removing invasive underbrush and ivy from Nadaka Nature Park, part of the Columbia Slough Watershed.

Rain or Shine! Come dressed for weather and help improve Nadaka Nature Park. Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can. Coffee, juice, water & refreshments provided by Wilkes East Neighborhood.

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