Watershed

Join SOLV at Nadaka Nature Park for an Earth Day Cleanup: Sat Apr 18, 2015 9AM-12PM

04/18/2015 - 9:00am
04/18/2015 - 12:00pm
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Join SOLV at Nadaka Nature Park for an Earth Day Cleanup: Sat Apr 18 2015 9AM-12PM. Info here!
Nadaka /SOLV Earth Day Clean-up

Earth Day, Every Day

When: Sat, Apr 18, 2015 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
176th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
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Friends of Nadaka have received grants for the development of the Nadaka Nature Park which requires matching volunteer hours so your support is needed and greatly appreciated. See you at the park!

Event info
Come out and meet your neighbors and make new friends. Join SOLV® and Friends of Nadaka to help improve the park this Earth Day. Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal, Mulching Trails, Trash Removal and possibly work in Community Garden. Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association. Refreshments will be provided for volunteers.

Click here to register yourself, your group or to learn more about this event.

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. Drinks and snacks will be provided for volunteers.

Habitat Restoration and the Story of an Unusual Park: Sat Apr 25, 2015 9AM-11:30AM

04/25/2015 - 9:00am
04/25/2015 - 11:30am
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Habitat Restoration and the Story of an Unusual Park: Sat Apr 25, 2015 9AM-11:30AM. Info here!

10-acre Nature Preserve

When: Sat Apr 25, 2015 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
17600 NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
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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. 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. Read more about the City's Natural Resources program.

Volunteer! 17th Annual Johnson Creek Watershed Wide Event: Sat Mar 07, 2015 9AM-Noon

03/07/2015 - 9:00pm
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Volunteer! 17th Annual Johnson Creek Watershed Wide Event: Sat Mar 07, 2015 9AM-Noon. Info here!

Help Us Remove Invasives!

When: Sat Mar 07, 2015 9AM-Noon
Where: Fairview Creek Headwater
Park at West Powell Loop & SW 10th St
Gresham OR
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Rain or Shine Event
Help support Johnson Creek Watershed Council's 17th annual Watershed-Wide Event. This large-scale community day of volunteerism brings together hundreds of volunteers at work sites that span the whole length of the Johnson Creek watershed- with events in Boring, Gresham, Southeast Portland, Milwaukie, and Sellwood. Saturday, March 7th from 9 am to 12pm.

Join us at the Fairview Creek Headwaters at the base of Grant Butte for removal of invasive Himalayan blackberry and native planting along the Gresham-Fairview Trail.

This event is suitable for all ages.

Volunteer! Gresham Green & Clean Event March 2015: Sat Mar 07, 2015 9AM-Noon

03/07/2015 - 9:00am
03/07/2015 - 12:00pm
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Volunteer! Gresham Green & Clean Event March 2015: Sat Mar 07, 2015 9AM-Noon. Info here!

Help Restore Grant Butte Wetlands

When: Sat Mar 07, 2015 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Gresham-Fairview Trail
(Between Powell Blvd bridge & Division)
Park at West Powell Loop & SW 10th
Gresham OR
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Rain or Shine Event
We hope you'll join us at the second annual Gresham Green and Clean Day of Service. This year, our efforts will focus on restoring natural habitat at project sites throughout the City.

The City is sponsoring a large cleanup and restoration effort in the Grant Butte Wetlands area along the Gresham Fairview Trail. In addition, the City is partnering with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council as part of their annual Watershed Wide event on projects at:

  • Chastain Creek (Watershed Wide Event)
    1511 S.W. 10th Court in Gresham off S.W. 10th Court near Towel Ave.
  • Butler Creek (Watershed Wide Event)
    Meet at the intersection of Binford Lake Parkway and S.W. Binford Ave. in Gresham
  • Springwater Woods (Watershed Wide Event)
    Behind the Gresham Operations Center, 2123 S.E. Hogan Road

Register to Volunteer!

A free pizza party and celebration will follow at Wall Street Pizza from noon to 2 p.m.

Stewardship Saturdays: Help restore Grant Butte Wetlands: Sat Feb 07, 2015 9AM-11:30AM

02/07/2015 - 9:00am
02/07/2015 - 11:30am
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Stewardship Saturdays: Help restore Grant Butte Wetlands: Sat Feb 07, 2015 9AM-11:30AM. Info here!

Help Us Remove Invasives!

When: Sat Feb 07, 2015 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Fairview Creek Headwater
Park at West Powell Loop & SW 10th St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Help restore the Grant Butte Wetlands

Rain or Shine Event
The recently built Gresham-Fairview Trail passes by the beautifully restored Fairview Creek Headwaters area, a refuge for wetland birds, amphibians and reptiles. The view is sadly obscured by a thick shroud of invasive Himalayan blackberry, and we want to open that view for your enjoyment. Come join us on the trail for two special Stewardship Saturdays and start removing these invasives, as we get the area ready for the annual Watershed Wide event on March 7.

This event is suitable for all ages.

Stewardship Saturdays: Help restore Grant Butte Wetlands: Sat Feb 14, 2015 9AM-11:30AM

02/14/2015 - 9:00am
02/14/2015 - 11:30am
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Stewardship Saturdays: Help restore Grant Butte Wetlands: Sat Feb 14, 2015 9AM-11:30AM. Info here!

Help Us Remove Invasives!

When: Sat Feb 14, 2015 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Fairview Creek Headwater
Park at West Powell Loop & SW 10th St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Help restore the Grant Butte Wetlands

Rain or Shine Event
The recently built Gresham-Fairview Trail passes by the beautifully restored Fairview Creek Headwaters area, a refuge for wetland birds, amphibians and reptiles. The view is sadly obscured by a thick shroud of invasive Himalayan blackberry, and we want to open that view for your enjoyment. Come join us on the trail for two special Stewardship Saturdays and start removing these invasives, as we get the area ready for the annual Watershed Wide event on March 7.

This event is suitable for all ages.

Stewardship Saturdays: Help restore Grant Butte Wetlands: Sat Feb 21, 2015 9AM-11:30AM

02/21/2015 - 9:00am
02/21/2015 - 11:30am
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Stewardship Saturdays: Help restore Grant Butte Wetlands: Sat Feb 21, 2015 9AM-11:30AM. Info here!

Help Us Remove Invasives!

When: Sat Feb 21, 2015 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Gresham-Fairview Trail
(Between Powell Blvd bridge & Division)
Park at West Powell Loop & SW 10th
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Help restore the Grant Butte Wetlands

Rain or Shine Event
Join us on the Gresham-Fairview trail for three special stewardship Saturdays as we get the area ready for our second annual Gresham Green and Clean event. We will begin the invasive removal process and pick up trash. Become a steward of your neighborhood trail and help open up the view of the beautiful Fairview Creek Headwaters wetland area at the base of Grant Butte.

This event is suitable for all ages, and drinks and snacks will be provided. The event will take place on the Gresham-Fairview Trail, between the Powell Blvd. bridge and Division Street, along the Fairview Creek headwaters. Park on Powell Loop.

Free Workshop! Reduce Water Use, Decrease Stormwater Runoff; Naturescaping Basic: Sat May 17, 2014 9AM-1PM

05/17/2014 - 9:00am
05/17/2014 - 1:00pm
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Free Workshop! Reduce Water Use, Decrease Stormwater Runoff; Naturscaping Basic: Sat May 17, 2014 9AM-1PM. Info here!

Save Water, Reduce Runoff

When: Sat May 17, 2014 9AM-1PM
Where: Troutdale Community Conference Bldg
223 S Buxton Rd
Troutdale OR
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You're invited
Attend a free Naturescaping Basics workshop. Learn about the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy.

This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores

  • pollution prevention through the reduction/elimination of chemical use how native plants naturally resist pests & tolerate drought conditions while attracting native
  • birds, butterflies and other beneficial pollinators to your garden
  • basic site planning principals, and many other great natural gardening & design tips

Register Here!

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