Parks & Recreation

A Day of Activities at Nadaka Nature Park with Audubon Society of Portland and Verde: Sep 10, 2011 10AM-2PM

09/10/2011 - 10:00am
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A Day of Activities at Nadaka Nature Park with Audubon Society of Portland and Verde: Sep 10, 2011 10AM-2PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

A Day Of Fun
For The Whole Family!

When: Sun, Sep 10, 2011 10AM-2PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Join The Fun!
Come explore and learn more about Nadaka Nature Park and Garden Project which brings together diverse community organizations to develop and maintain a community garden, orchard, rain garden, natural meadow, restrooms, and nature-based play area at Nadaka Nature Park.

  • 10:00AM- Come get to know Nadaka with a scavenger hunt and other family fun activities
  • 10:45AM- Learn about Nadaka Nature Park and Garden Project/li>
  • 11:00AM- Audubon of Society Education Birds/li>
  • 12:00PM- Explore Nadaka and other family activities

Sign the Petition
Please support Nadaka Nature Park and Garden Project by signing the online petition here: http://audubonportland.org/issues/metro/petition
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Get Your Green On! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park Clean-up: Jul 31, 2011 9AM-2PM

07/31/2011 - 9:00am
07/31/2011 - 2:00pm
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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: Sun, Jul 31, 2011 9AM-2PM
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.

Nadaka Community Festival. Fun, Music and Activities for the Entire Family: Jun 18, 2011 12PM-3PM

06/18/2011 - 12:00pm
06/18/2011 - 3:00pm
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Nadaka Community Festival. Fun for the Entire Family. Music, Food and  Activities: Jun 18, 2011 12PM-3PM. Info Here!
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Fun for the Entire Family!
Music, Food and Activities.

When: Sat Jun 18, 2011 12PM-3PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
Nelson property addition
175th & NE Glisan
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

A festival to celebrate the accomplishments of WENA and the other partners who have joined together over the past two years

Everyone's Invited!
Festivities will include disc golf demonstration, free hot dogs and soft drinks, music, face-painting and activities for the kids, Gresham Fire Department fire truck and more.

Free event. Audubon Society of Portland Morning Bird Walk at Nadaka Nature Park: May 27, 2011 7:30AM-8:30AM

05/27/2011 - 7:30am
05/27/2011 - 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 27, 2011 7:30AM-8:30AM. Info here!

When: Friday, May 27, 2011 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 Wilkes East Neighborhood Association for a morning stroll through Nakada Nature Park in West Gresham on Friday, May 27th 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.

Gresham’s Arbor Day Celebration 2011; Gradin Arboretum: Apr 9, 2011 9AM-12PM

04/09/2011 - 9:00am
04/09/2011 - 12:00pm
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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

Join the Arbor Day Celebration!

Gradin Sports Park Arboretum
Saturday, April 9th 9AM-12PM

When: Saturday, Apr 9, 2011 9AM-12PM
Where: Gradin Sports Park
2303 SE Palmquist Road
(Between Hogan Road and Hwy 26)
Gresham, OR
Get map!

Celebrate Arbor Day

Join us for a ceremony to celebrate Gresham’s annual Arbor Day Tree City USA award and a dedication of the first phase of planting at the Arboretum at Gradin Sports Park. This arboretum has been planned for four seasons so that in any season there will be foliage, flowers and forms that stand out. This first phase planting included 150 trees and over 350 shrubs along the north and south sides of the Gradin Sports Park. The first phase planting includes a Street Tree Demonstration feature and Native Conifer and Deciduous Buffer feature.

Events will include:

  • Dedication Ceremony
  • Tree City USA Ceremony
  • Guided Tours of the trees along the Palmquist Road sidewalk, Gradin Sports Park pathway, Native Trees and historic Significant Trees on-site
  • Informational handouts on the newly planted Street Trees and Buffer Trees and Shrubs
  • Street tree pruning demonstrations

SOLV IT Earth Day 2011 Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup: Apr 16, 2011 9AM-1PM

04/16/2011 - 9:00am
04/16/2011 - 1:00pm
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SOLV IT Earth Day 2011 Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup: Apr 16, 2011 9AM-1PM, Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park

Join Us For Earth Day 2011

When: Sat, Apr 16, 2011 9AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Av & NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

SOLV. Working together for this treasure called Oregon

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.

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 SOLV, 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 SOLV for this event!

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

Get Your Green On! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park Clean-up: Mar 12, 2011 9AM-2PM

03/12/2011 - 9:00am
03/12/2011 - 2:00pm
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Get Your Green On! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park clean-up: Mar 12, 2011 9AM-2PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park
Gresham, OR

Let's get dirty together
as we continue invasives removal
at Nadaka Nature Park

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.

When: Sat, Mar 12, 2011 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Av & NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

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.

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.

No pre-registration required. Volunteers younger than 18 will need a signed waiver (available at the event).

See website calendar for more Nadaka Nature Park events and activities!

Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting, St Aidan's Church: Mar 28, 2011 7PM

03/28/2011 - 7:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting, St Aidan's Episcopal Church: Mar 28, 2011 7PM. Info here!

  • Residential Compatibility
    Brian Martin, City of Gresham
  • East County Update
    Commissioner McKeel, MultCo District 4
  • Reynolds 2011-12 Budget Issues
    Theresa Delaney-Davis, Board Chair

Come to the Neighborhood Meeting

When: Monday, Mar 28, 2011 7:00PM
Where: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Get map!

Save the date!

Be sure to save Monday, Mar 28nd at 7:00 PM to attend the next Wilkes East Neighborhood meeting. Learn what's going-on in your neighborhood. Discuss issues important to our community. (See full story below for Agenda).

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference.

Who should attend?

This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Let's get Dirty! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park clean-up: Feb 26, 2011 9AM-2PM: CANCELLED

02/26/2011 - 9:00am
02/26/2011 - 2:00pm
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Let's get Dirty! Volunteers Needed, Nadaka Nature Park clean-up: Feb 26, 2011 9AM-2PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park
Gresham, OR

"Get Your Green On" with us
as we continue to remove invasives
at Nadaka Nature Park

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.

When: Feb 26, 2011 9:00AM - 2:00PM CANCELLED - WEATHER
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Av & NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

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.

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.

No pre-registration required. Volunteers younger than 18 will need a signed waiver (available at the event).

See website calendar for more Nadaka Nature Park events and activities!

Metro Nature in Neighborhoods' Fall 2010 grant workshop: Nov 13, 2010 9AM

11/13/2010 - 9:00am
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Metro Nature in Neighborhoods' Fall 2010 grant workshop: Nov 13, 2010 9AM. Info here!
Metro's Nature in Neighborhood
(Click for website)

Restore. Create. Connect. Invest.

One more Nature in Neighborhoods' Fall 2010 grant workshop

When: Saturday Nov 13, 2010 9AM
Where: Metro Regional Center
600 NE Grand Ave
Portland, OR
Get Map!

Restoration and enhancement grant writing workshop

How do you turn a good idea into a great project? Metro's Nature in Neighborhoods grants can help. If you have an innovative idea to integrate the natural world into your community, join an upcoming workshop. Learn about the grant program goals and criteria and how to apply. Participants will also learn how to plan a project and what resources are available to get your project started. RSVP requested. (RSVP below break)

New this year

Nature in Neighborhoods program sponsors restoration and enhancement grants which support hands-on activities and environmental education programs that protect and contribute to watershed health in the region. New this year, a small number of grants will be awarded for planning and project development.

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