Parks & Recreation

Volunteer, Invasives Removal at Nadaka Nature Park: May 3, 2009

05/03/2009 - 9:00am
05/03/2009 - 1:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invite you to Get Your Green On! Help Remove Invasives: May 3, 2009

Let's Get Dirty!
Urban habitat restoration.

Volunteer Sunday May 3rd.
for Invasives Removal
at Nadaka Nature Park

When: Sunday May 3, 2009 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event Info

Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun Sunday, May 3rd 9AM to 1PM 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.

Come on by, and give us a hand! Spend all day, or whatever time you can. Dressed for weather. Bring your gloves, waterbottle, clippers, and yard tools.

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!

Students, City, and Friends of Nadaka kick-off Earth Day 2009: Apr 17

04/17/2009 - 9:00am
04/17/2009 - 1:00pm
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Gresham Parks, Friends of Nadaka, and Hollydale Elementary kick-off Earth Day 2009: Apr 17

Come and see
Nadaka Nature Park's improvements

Learn about non-native invasives

When: Friday Apr 17, 2009 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
(Click here for a map)
Gresham, OR

Event Info

Join us Friday, April 17th from 9AM to 1PM as Hollydale Elementary students teachers and parents, the City of Gresham Parks & Recreation and Friends of Nadaka to kick-off Earth Day 2009 at Nadaka Park. Students will help mulch the new plantings and learn about and remove non-native invasives such as ivy and Herb Robert.

If you haven't seen Nadaka Park this year you owe it to yourself to see the many improvements and new plantings!

About Nadaka Park

Nadaka Park is a lovely 10-acre parcel of "natural area" that includes a walking trail loop, tall trees, native plants, and a beautiful grassy meadow. Nadaka is located in the Wilkes East Neighborhood just north of NE Glisan St. The only public entrance to the park is on NE Pacific St at NE 176th Ave. Directions: from either NE 172nd Ave, or NE 181st Ave, take NE Pacific St to NE 176th Ave. Parking is curbside. Enter through the main gate.

Zimmerman Park workparty volunteers needed: Sat May 23, 2009 9AM-1PM

05/23/2009 - 9:00am
05/23/2009 - 1:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful 1874 Victorian era farmhouse and park. Fairview-Rockwood-Wilkes Historical Society, Gresham OR

Get a little dirty. Have fun too!

Cleanup volunteers needed.
Zimmerman Park & Farm
Saturday May 23, 2009 9AM-1PM

When: Saturday, May 23, 2009 9AM - 1PM
Where: Zimmerman Farm
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Join us for a Spring cleanup!

Make a difference and join the Parks & Recreation Volunteer Program in working on the Zimmerman Farm land Saturday May 23rd from 9AM-1PM. Dress appropriately. Be prepared for rain, to get a little dirty, and to have fun!

SOLV IT Earth Day 2009 Nadaka Nature Park cleanup: Apr 18 9AM-1PM

04/18/2009 - 9:00am
04/18/2009 - 1:00pm
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SOLV IT Earth Day 2009 Nadaka Nature Park cleanup: Apr 18

Get a little dirty, have fun!

Celebrate Earth Day 2009 at Nadaka Park

Working together for this treasure called Oregon

When: Saturday Apr 18, 2009 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Av & NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR

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.

Help beautify our park!

Join other volunteers to clear invasive plants & beautify Nadaka Nature Park, a beautiful 10-acre natural area.

Bring you own work gloves & water bottle if you have them.

Project Activities: Volunteers will clear underbrush and lift the canopy in Nadaka Nature Park. It is a beautiful 10-acre natural area, but it is overgrown. Cleanup will make the park safer and more inviting. Activities include: Cleanup, Invasive Plant Removal, Pruning.

Bagels, muffins, coffee, & water will be provided!

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.

Zimmerman House tours: Apr 18, 2009

04/18/2009 - 10:00am
04/18/2009 - 3:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. 17111 NE Sandy Blvd, Gresham OR, (503) 261-8078

Open House 10AM - 3PM!

Welcome Spring!
Visit this delightful 1873 Victorian farmhouse

When: Saturday Apr 18, 2009 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR

Take a step back into history at the Zimmermann House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon. Open house and tours are available every third Saturday. Don't miss this unique opportunity!

City of Gresham, AmeriCorps Earth Day Symposium: Apr 22, 2009

04/22/2009 - 4:00pm
04/22/2009 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham, AmeriCorps, Earth Day Symposium 4-8:30PM

Learn what AmeriCorps is doing for Gresham and the environment and how you can get involved

When: Wednesday, April 22nd 4:00PM to 8:30PM
Where: >Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway

Meeting Info

Please join the City of Gresham AmeriCorps members as we celebrate Earth Day! There will be a tabling period/open house from 4PM-7PM. Information will be provided on what AmeriCorps is doing for Gresham, what Gresham is doing for the environment, and how you can get involved.

Featured Tables

  • Operation Stream Clean
  • Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification Program
  • What Can I Recycle?
  • Birds!
  • Be Green Volunteer Opportunities
  • and more!

Other activities & a movie too!

There will also be activities for families to participate in, such as bird house construction and recycled arts/crafts. At 7pm, there will be a showing of the Silent Invasion, an OPB Field Guide Documentary about invasive species followed by a brief discussion period.

Zimmerman House tours: Feb 21, 2009

02/21/2009 - 10:00am
02/21/2009 - 3:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. 17111 NE Sandy Blvd, Gresham OR, (503) 261-8078

Open House
Saturday Feb 21st 10AM-3PM
Visit this delightful turn-of-the-century Victorian farmhouse

When: Saturday Feb 21, 2009 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR

Say Goodbye to Winter!

Take a step back into history at the Zimmermann House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon. Open house and tours are available every third Saturday. Don't miss this unique opportunity to step back in time!

Neighborhood Connections: Jan 2009

City of Gresham: Neighborhood Connections Nov 2008

City of Gresham News, Community Activities, Workshops & More

Neighborhood Connections is a publication from the City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach offering City of Gresham news, Public Safety information, Community Activities & Events, Training & Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, and more.

Inside this Issue...

For more information, visit the Neighborhood Associations page at GreshamOregon.gov or contact Cathy Harrington at 503-618-2482, or email cathy.harrington@ci.gresham.or.us.

Johnson Creek Watershed Wide Event: Mar 7th, 2009

03/07/2009 - 9:00am
03/07/2009 - 12:00pm
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Johnson Creek Watershed Wide Event: Mar 7th, 2009

Join Us!
Johnson Creek
Watershed Wide Event Mar 7th
10 Locations!

When: Saturday, March 7, 2009 9AM-12PM
Where: 10 Locations
Johnson Creek Watershed
Portland & Gresham

Watershed Wide Event

Please join us for our 11th Annual Watershed Wide Event with hundreds of volunteers working together to restore a valuable community resource we all share -- Johnson Creek.

Volunteers will gather at 10 different restoration sites throughout the watershed to remove invasive species and plant native plants.

Historically, this has been a very popular event; please sign up early! Register now!

Winter Comes to Wilkes East

Winter comes to Columbia View Park: Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon. 2008 Lee Dayfield Photography
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Let It Snow -- Let It Snow!

During the recent Artic Blast to the Portland area local photographer Lee Dayfield had the opportunity to capture these beautiful pictures of the snowfall in Columbia View Park, Gresham Oregon.

Winter comes to Columbia View Park: Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon. 2008 Lee Dayfield Photography
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Winter comes to Columbia View Park: Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon. 2008 Lee Dayfield Photography
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