Nadaka Nature Park

Friends of Trees to add new trees at Nadaka & Columbia View parks: Jan 9, 2010

Friends of Trees, Wilkes East<br />
tree plantings: Jan 9, 2010. Info here!

Growing Healthy Communities...

Friends of Trees planting events
at Nadaka & Columbia View parks
Saturday Jan 9, 2010

Growing Communities

Friends of Trees has been planting trees in communities for 20 years, helping to reduce air pollution and stormwater runoff, as well as beautifying our neighborhoods.

New Trees for Neighborhoods!

This winter, Friends of Trees is coming to Gresham and conducting a tree planting in the Wilkes East and Kelly Creek neighborhoods. Get neighborhoods map!

In the Wilkes East Neighborhood 4 new trees will be planted in Nadaka Nature Park, and additional trees will be planted at the south end of Columbia View Park. The trees for Nadaka Nature Park will be purchased thru a Metro Nature in Neighborhood grant obtained by Wilkes East Neighborhood Association and Friends of Nadaka. Volunteers will be needed at both Nadaka and Columbia View for these plantings.

UPDATE. Nadaka Nature Park cleanup special event with Columbia Slough Watershed Council: Nov 14, 2009 9AM

11/14/2009 - 9:00am
11/14/2009 - 2:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invite you to Get A Little Dirty! Help Remove Invasives, Restore Urban Habitat.  Click here for more info!
Nadaka Nature Park

Get your Green on.
Join your neighbors!
Help restore our urban habitat.

A special cleanup event with
Columbia Slough Watershed Council
Sat Nov 14th 9AM

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!

When: Saturday Nov 14, 2009 9AM - 2PM
A special event with Columbia Slough Watershed Council
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event 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. We will also be planting 12 new small trees, 65 shrubs and 150 herbs.

UPDATE (11-11-2009) : Join us, the Concordia University Basketball Team, H.B. Lee Middle School Leadership students, and your fellow neighbors for this special event with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. Refreshments needed: Persons interested in donating baked goods or refreshments for this event are urged to contact leedayfield@wilkeseastna.org

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!

Take part in a lively discussion on the future of Nadaka Nature Park: Sep 24, 2009 7PM

09/24/2009 - 7:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka, and Wilkes East Neighborhood invite you to attend a lively discussion on the future of Nadaka Nature Park, Sep 24, 2009 7PM.  Details Here!
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Share your ideas with us on the future of Nadaka Nature Park

Thur Sep 24, 2009 7PM
St Aidan's Episcopal Church

You're Invited

Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood invite you to attend a lively discussion on the future of Nadaka Nature Park.

When: Thursday Sep 24, 2009 7:00PM
Where: St Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Get Map!

Share you ideas

Share your ideas and comments for this beautiful natural place. This is an opportunity for you to participate in improving our neighborhood and to make a difference in the quality-of-life in Wilkes East and the City of Gresham.

Volunteer opportunity. Invasives removal at Nadaka Nature Park: Aug 02, 2009 9AM

08/02/2009 - 9:00am
08/02/2009 - 2:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invite you to Get A Little Dirty! Help Remove Invasives, Restore Urban Habitat.  Click here for more info!

Let's get dirty and have fun too!

Help restore our urban habitat.
Invasives removal at Nadaka Nature Park

When: Sunday Aug 02, 2009 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Event 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.

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.

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

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!

WENA Annual Meeting: Aug 24, 2009 7PM

08/24/2009 - 7:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon. Diversity, Harmony, Community - Together we can make a difference!
  • Owens Corning plant update
  • NE Halsey, 181st improvements
  • Increased air traffic noise
  • Election of Board
  • more...

Join Your Neighbors... Get involved. Make a difference!

When: Monday, August 24, 2009 7:00PM
Where: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Get map!

Click here for the agenda!

Save the date!

Be sure to save Monday, August 24th at 7:00 PM for WENA’s Annual Meeting. This years meeting will be held at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Highlights include: election of officers, Nadaka Nature Park improvements, and special guest speakers: John McClellan of Owens Corning discussing the new Gresham Foam Insulation Facility opening July 2009; Jonathan David, Gresham Transportation Dept talking about the NE Halsey St, & 181st Ave improvements, and; Jerry Gerspach, Noise Abatement Specialist, Port of Portland discussing the PDX airport runway construction and the increased noise over the Wilkes East neighborhood.

Who should attend?

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

Gresham's Big Service Day at Nadaka Nature Park, Saturday July 11, 2009 9AM

07/11/2009 - 9:00am
07/11/2009 - 1:00pm
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Gresham's Big Service Day at Nadaka Nature Park, Saturday July 11, 2009 9AM.  Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and the spirit of volunteerism. Join us and help restore our urban habitat.

Help us celebrate
Parks and Recreation Month!

Join us for Gresham's Big Service Day at Nadaka Nature Park

Construction Alert NE 181st Ave.

Expect delays July 10-12 . See details below.

Needed: 50 Volunteers

When: Saturday, Jul 11, 2009 9AM- 1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
NE 175th Ave and NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Join Us!

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month and the spirit of volunteerism during Gresham's Big Service Day. Gresham Parks is hosting volunteer projects throughout the city to celebrate and improve Gresham’s parks, trails, community gardens, and natural areas.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • removing invasive plants
  • picking up litter
  • laying down mulch
  • Light refreshments will be provided. Reservations are requested, but not needed.

Construction Alert NE 181st Ave

Expect paving delays July 10-12 on NE 181st between I-84 and NE Glisan St. Northbound: Take NE 172nd Ave north from E Burnside St to NE Pacific St. Southbound: Turn right at NE San Rafael St, follow west to NE 170th, south to NE Halsey. Doubleback to NE 172nd Ave follow south to NE Pacific St.

Friends of Nadaka park cleanup event: Apr 5, 2009

04/05/2009 - 9:00am
04/05/2009 - 3:00pm
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Gresham Parks, Friends of Nadaka, and Hollydale Elementary kick-off Earth Day 2009: Apr 17

Nadaka Nature Park improvements continue

Learn about non-native invasives

When: Sunday Apr 5, 2009 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
(Click here for a map)
Gresham, OR

Event Info

On Sunday, April 5th from 9AM to 3PM Friends of Nadaka will be holding another cleanup at Nadaka Nature Park. Come on by, and give us a hand! Spend all day, or whatever time you can. Dress warmly. Bring your gloves, clippers, and yard tools.

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.

Nadaka Park Needs Storm Cleanup Volunteers: Feb 15, 2009

02/15/2009 - 9:00am
02/15/2009 - 12:00pm
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Nadaka Park Needs Storm Cleanup Volunteers: Feb 15, 2009

Bring Your Gloves -- Lend A Hand!

Nadaka Park 'Storm Debris' Cleanup
Sunday, Feb 15, 2009 9AM-Noon

When: Sunday Feb 15, 2009 9AM to Noon
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
(Click here for a map)
Gresham, OR

Winter storms have left a mess!

On Sunday, February 15th from 9:00AM to 12:00PM the Wilkes East Neighborhood Association and Friends of Nadaka will be holding a Storm Debris Cleanup at Nadaka Park. Come on by and give us a hand! Dress warmly. Bring your gloves, clippers, and yard tools.

Improvements Galore

If you haven't stopped by Nadaka Park lately you owe it to yourself to see the many improvements made over the past several months!

Gresham Parks Need Storm Cleanup Volunteers: Jan 24, 2009

01/24/2009 - 9:00am
01/24/2009 - 12:00pm
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City of Gresham Oregon, Parks and Recreation

Bring Your Gloves -- Lend A Hand!
Help Us Remove The Storm Debris From Our Parks.
Saturday, Jan 24th 9AM-Noon

When: Saturday, Jan 24, 2009 9AM-Noon
Where: Various Locations (see below)

Wilkes East Neighbors:

As a result of the high winds over the last week an incredible amount of debris has fallen in our parks. The City cannot handle the cleanup without help from community volunteers. This Saturday, January 25th, Parks & Recreation is organizing cleanups in the following four parks from 9AM to Noon:

  • Pat Pfeifer Park
    424 NE 172nd Ave
  • Vance Park
    1400 SE 182nd Ave
  • Rockwood Central Park
    17707 SE Main St
  • North Gresham Park
    1111 SE 217th Ave

Please come by one of these parks this Saturday to help with a cleanup. All you will need is your work gloves (or the City will provide them).

Already Busy This Weekend?

If you can’t make it to one of these parks on Saturday and you want to do something to help the Wilkes East Neighborhood you can go to Columbia View Park, 1000 NE 169th Ave anytime. You'll see some neighbors have already begun piling branches -- and you can continue this work.

Nadaka Park Winter Cleanup #2 Sunday Jan 4, 2009

01/04/2009 - 9:00am
01/04/2009 - 3:00pm
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Nadaka Park Winter Cleanup #2: Sunday Jan 4, 2009

Let's Celebrate New Year Outdoors!

Bring your clippers and gloves to Nadaka Park, Sunday Jan 4th!

When: Sunday Jan 4, 2009 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Nadaka Park
NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St
(Click here for a map)
Gresham, OR

Nadaka Winter Cleanup #2

On Sunday, January 4th from 9:00AM to 3:00PM the Wilkes East Neighborhood Association will be holding the second of three Winter cleanup's at Nadaka Park. Come on by and give us a hand! Dress warmly. Bring your gloves, clippers, and yard tools.

If you haven't stopped by Nadaka Park lately you owe it to yourself to see the many improvements made over the past several months!

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