Nadaka Nature Park

Get Your Green On! SOLVE Earth Day Cleanup at Nadaka! Sat Sep 23, 2017 9am-12pm. 176th & NE Glisan, Gresham OR. Sign-up here!

Public Invited. Nadaka Park Community Safety Meeting: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7-9PM

08/30/2017 - 7:00pm
08/30/2017 - 9:00pm
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Public Invited. Nadaka Park Community Safety Meeting: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7-9PM. Public agencies discuss safety issues at the Park and what the community can do to help. Info here!

When: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7-9PM
Where: St Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan
Gresham OR
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Share your concerns & suggestions

Meeting to discuss safety issues at Nadaka Nature Park. Public is invited.

Speakers to include Gresham Police Dept., CVIP (Citizen Volunteers in Police), NET (Neighborhood Enforcement Team), Gresham Mediation Specialist, Gresham Parks Dept. representative, Wilkes East Neighborhood Association representative, Friends of Nadaka, Nadaka Ambassadors, St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church members.

This will be an opportunity to discuss safety issues at the Park and what the community can do to get involved and make things better.

Sponsored by Friends of Nadaka. Visit us online at friendsofnadaka.org or on Facebook.

Nadaka Nature Park Forest Plant Walk: Sat May 14, 2016 10AM-12PM

05/14/2016 - 10:00am
05/14/2016 - 12:00pm
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Call All Plant Nerds, Gardeners, and Nature Lovers! Nadaka Nature Park Forest Plant Walk: Sat May 14, 2016 10AM-12PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park
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Plant nerds, gardeners, and nature lovers

When: Sat May 14, 2016 10AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
(Meet at the picnic shelter)
17615 NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
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Join Monica McAllister, Friends of Nadaka, Ivy Watson, City of Gresham Natural Resources Program, and Heather Buley from the Backyard Habitat Program for a fun and educational plant walk through the 10 acre forest at Nadaka Nature Park.

Whether you want to explore nature with your kids, find out what native plants you can grow in your backyard (and which weeds you should kick out), or learn the difference between epigynous and hypogynous flowers, this walk and talk will have something for you.

Dress for the weather and for exploring in natural areas. Refreshments provided.

More Info
For information or to RSVP contact Ivy Watson at 503-618-2383 or ivy.watson@greshamoregon.com

Join Us! MLK Day of Service at Nadaka Nature Park: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9AM-12PM

01/18/2016 - 9:00am
01/18/2016 - 12:00pm
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Join Us! MLK Day of Service at Nadaka Nature Park: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9AM-12PM. Info here!

Give Back to Your Community

When: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
(Meet at the picnic shelter)
17615 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR
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MLK Day of Service at Nadaka!
Join Friends of Nadaka this MLK Day of Service to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park and give back to the community. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park.

Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, warm cloths, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend!

There are two locations for parking:

  • St Aidan's Episcopal Church parking lot, west of Nadaka Nature Park located at 17405 NE Glisan Street Gresham, OR 97230
  • Nadaka Nature Park north entrance, 176th & NE Pacific St. You may park in the neighborhood and follow the path through the forest to get to the picnic shelter

Volunteer! Friends of Naddaka and SOLVE-IT Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup: Sat Sep 19, 2015 9AM-12PM

09/19/2015 - 9:00am
09/19/2015 - 12:00pm
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Volunteer! Friends of Naddaka and SOLVE-IT Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup: Sat Sep 19, 2015 9AM-12PM. Remove invasive plants species such as English ivy, weed and water the community garden and the front two acres of the park. Families and groups are welcome to attend! Meet at picnic shelter 176th & NE Glisan. Info here!

Friends of Nadaka & SOLVE-IT
Nadaka Nature Park Cleanup

When: Sat Sep 19, 2015 9AM-Noon
Where: Nadaka Nature Park & Garden
Meet at the Picnic Shelter
176th & NE Glisan
Gresham, OR
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Join Friends of Nadaka and SOLV-IT™ to help cleanup Nadaka Nature Park. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park, weed and water the community garden and the front two acres of the park.

We also need volunteers to help with registration and to donate food & drinks.

Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, brimmed hat, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend!

Everyone must sign a City of Gresham Release as well as signing up with SOLVE. Both can be done when you arrive. Join your neighbors and make new friends at Nadaka. It’s your park!

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, Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator, 503-956-8558 or email monica@friendsofnadaka.org for more info or to donate food and/or drinks. Visit friendsofnadaka.org.

Free! Join us at the 5th Annual Nadaka Community Festival: Sat Aug 22, 2015 Noon-3PM

08/22/2015 - 12:00pm
08/22/2015 - 3:00pm
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Everyone is invited to the 5th Annual Nadaka Community Festival, Sat Aug 22, 2015 Noon-3PM. 17600 NE Glisan St, Gresham OR. Free hot dogs while they last, fun activities for children and families, live music and dancing. Free Interpretive Nature Walk with the Audubon Society of Portland Sat Aug 22, 2015 9-10AM. Interested in volunteering? We would love your help! Contact Monica, Nadaka Coordinator, at monica(at)friendsofnadaka.org or 503-956-8558

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.

Birding Walk with Portland Audubon, Nadaka Nature Park: Sat May 23, 2015 10AM-11AM

05/23/2015 - 10:00am
05/23/2015 - 11:00am
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Birding Walk with Portland Audubon, Nadaka Nature Park: Sat May 23, 2015 10AM-11AM. Info here!

What's In Your Backyard!

When: Sat May 23, 2015 10AM-11AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
176th & NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
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Become A Bird Watcher!
Guided bird walk through Nadaka Nature Park. Family friendly event for beginner to advanced bird watchers.

Bring your own binoculars & field guides if possible, Binoculars will be provided to those who need them. Nadaka Bird Brochure will be available.

Get to know Nadaka Nature Park! Fun 'Walk and Talk' Tour: Sat Apr 25, 2015 10AM-12PM

04/25/2015 - 10:00am
04/25/2015 - 12:00pm
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Get to know Nadaka Nature Park! Fun "Walk and Talk" Tour: Sat Apr 25, 2015 10AM-12PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR
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Enjoy Nature in the City!

When: Sat Apr 25, 2015 10AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17600 NE Glisan
Gresham, OR
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A Rain or Shine Event

Visit the Park!
Get to know Nadaka Nature Park! This 10-acre forest in northwest Gresham was saved from development for many decades because it served as a day camp for the Camp Fire Organization. Today Nadaka is a city park that provides an island of native habitat and a place for the community to access and learn about nature. Join us for a fun "Walk and Talk tour" to learn the park’s story, restoration challenges and successes, how to identify common native plants and spot spring time invaders, and the top 10 scary weeds to watch out for.

This event is free and suitable for all ages.

Volunteer! No Ivy Day at Nadaka Nature Park: Sat Oct 25, 2014 9AM-NOON

10/25/2014 - 9:00am
10/25/2014 - 12:00pm
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Help us remove invasive ivy. Help a little, or help a lot. Volunteer! No Ivy Day at Nadaka Nature Park: Sat Oct 25, 2014 9AM-NOON. 174th & NE Glisan, Gresham OR. Click for info!

Help Us Remove Invasive Ivy

When: Sat Oct, 25 2014 9AM-NOON
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
(See addresses below)
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  • 175th & NE Pacific
    (walk straight down trail to meadow)
  • 174th & NE Glisan
    (During construction enter thru gate at NE corner of St Aidan’s Episcopal Church parking lot)

Help A Little, or Help A Lot
The annual No Ivy Day event is coming to Gresham. Volunteers will be pulling invasive ivy and other weeds at sites across Portland and neighboring cities. Get to know Nadaka Nature Park and help protect the diversity and beauty of this unique natural area. This 10-acre forest in northwest Gresham was saved from development because it served as a day camp for the Camp Fire organization for many decades. Today Nadaka is a city park that provides an island of native habitat and a place for the community to access and learn about nature.

Come enjoy this neighborhood treasure and help restore the forest understory. We will provide gloves, tools, training, and refreshments.

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Nadaka Nature Park: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:30PM

07/09/2014 - 6:30pm
07/09/2014 - 7:30pm
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Groundbreaking Ceremony at Nadaka Nature Park: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:30PM. Don’t miss the big celebration! Info Here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Join the celebration!

When: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:30-7:30PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
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Please join us for the Nadaka Nature Park & Garden Groundbreaking Ceremony.

Everyone's Invited
After the years of dreaming, grant writing, meeting, planning, permitting, and designing --- construction will soon be underway!

Help us to turn the dirt and celebrate building the park and garden including nature play space, paths, benches, meadow, and picnic shelter. Light refreshments will be served.

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