Nature

Opening Day, Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat May 11, 2013 8:30AM-2PM

05/11/2013 - 8:30am
05/11/2013 - 2:00pm
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Gresham Farmers' Market brings fresh produce, crafts and more: Sat May 11, 2013 8:30AM-2PM. Info Here!

Every Saturday
Now thru October!

When: Every Saturday, 8:30AM-2PM
Where: NW Miller & Third St
Historic Downtown
Gresham, OR
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Opening Day Activities
Come enjoy the fabulous Gresham Farmers' Market on opening day and grab a special treat for Mother's Day.

Shoppers will find all-natural meats and cheeses, fresh-picked produce, nursery stock and fresh-cut flowers, hand-crafted jewelry, soaps, artwork, and much more. Live music and food are always part of the market.

Located on Northwest Miller Avenue between Second and Third Street 8:30AM to 2PM each Saturday now through Oct. 26.

FREE! Rain Garden Workshop, $200 Grants Available: May 20, 2013 6PM-8PM

05/20/2013 - 6:00pm
05/20/2013 - 8:00pm
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FREE! Rain Garden Workshop, $200 Grants Available: May 20, 2013 6PM-8PM. Info here!

When: Mon May 20, 2013 6PM-8PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NE Eastman Pky
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Rain garden: landscaping that absorbs water from your roof or driveway

East Multnomah Soil and Water District (EMSWCD) is hosting a free rain garden workshop at Gresham City Hall Council Chambers. Join us for hors d’ oeuvres, beverages and learn how to build a rain garden. Eligible Gresham residents will receive a $200 cash incentive.

FREE! Rain Garden Workshop, $200 Grants Available: May 30, 2013 6PM-9PM

05/30/2013 - 6:00pm
05/30/2013 - 9:13pm
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FREE! Rain Garden Workshop, $200 Grants Available: May 320, 2013 6PM-9PM. Info here!

Capture Runoff Water

When: Thu May 30, 2013 6PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NE Eastman Pky
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Rain garden: landscaping that absorbs water from your roof or driveway

East Multnomah Soil and Water District (EMSWCD) is hosting a FREE rain garden workshop at Gresham City Hall Council Chambers. Join us for hors d’ oeuvres, beverages and learn how to build a rain garden. Eligible Gresham residents will receive a $200 cash incentive.

Arbor Day: Hogan Cedar Planting and Interpretive Panel Ceremony: Apr 26, 2013 10AM

04/26/2013 - 10:00am
04/26/2013 - 11:00am
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Hogan Cedars; Only in Gresham. Gresham is the only place where the Hogan cedar grows naturally, along Hogan Road along Johnson Creek.
Gresham's Hogan Cedar
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Join us as we plant
108 Hogan Cedars!

When: Fri Apr 26, 2013 10-11AM
Where: Gresham Saddle Butte
Gresham Saddle Butte Trailhead
SW 19th Drive
Gresham, OR
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Join the City of Gresham, the Urban Forestry Subcommittee and volunteers from the youth conservation corp. at Mt. Hood Community College in celebrating the City’s official City Tree and 108-year history as a City by planting 108 Hogan Cedars at the Gresham Saddle Butte Trail at 10:00 a.m. and unveiling a new interpretive panel.

Raptor Identification Class, Gresham City Hall: Feb 05, 2013 7PM

02/05/2013 - 7:00pm
02/05/2013 - 9:00pm
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Hawks, eagles and falcons have always fascinated people. Metro naturalist James Davis will discuss how to tell these groups of raptors apart. Gresham City Hall, Feb 05, 2012 7-9PM. Info Here!
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Learn About Local Raptors

When: Tue Feb 05, 2012 7-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Birds of Prey Lecture
Hawks, eagles and falcons have always fascinated people. Metro naturalist James Davis will discuss how to tell these groups of raptors apart and the key points for identifying the most common species in Oregon. You will also learn about the natural history of birds of prey and the amazing adaptations of these birds for catching and killing their prey.

In addition to slides, there will be stuffed study skins of the most common species for up-close looks. This class will get you primed for the Metro's Raptor Road Trip Feb 9th on Sauvie Island, or any outings of your own.

City of Gresham Tree Code Community Forum: Nov 28, 2012 Cancelled

11/28/2012 - 6:00pm
11/28/2012 - 8:00pm
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City of Gresham Tree Code Community Forum: Nov 28, 2012 6-8PM. Info here!

Share Your Ideas

When: Wed Nov 28, 2012 Cancelled
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NE Eastman Pkwy
Greaham OR
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Join us as we consider alternative ways to update rules for trees in Gresham. A short open house will begin at 6PM followed by a presentation and discussion at 6:15PM.

Volunteers; Johnson Creek Days Clean-Up Event & BBQ: Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:45AM-2PM

08/25/2012 - 8:45am
08/25/2012 - 2:00pm
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Volunteers, join us for Johnson Creek Days Kick-off Event, Saturday Aug 25, 2012 8:45AM-12PM. Free BBQ follows. Sign-up here!

Bring Your Work Gloves
And Join The Fun!

When: Sat Aug 15, 2012 8:45AM-2PM
Where: Mill Park in Milwaukie
(SE Linwood Ave and Overland St)
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Join Johnson Creek Watershed Council, Overland Park Coalition and their partners to clean trash and debris directly out of Johnson Creek. This work will help improve natural habitat for fish and wildlife. They also need at least 2 more people to sign up to clean-up Gresham Woods at SW 14th Drive and Binford Ave, Gresham. Get Map!

Clean-up: 8:45AM-12PM, Barbarque: 12PM-2PM.

Pre-registration required (link below). Groups welcome. Bring gloves. Closed-toe shoes required (no sandals). Children under 12, accompanied by an adult, will be assigned to Mill Park.

Weed Watcher Workshop: Jun 12, 2012 7PM-8:30PM

06/12/2012 - 7:16pm
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Himalayan blackberry along the Springwater Trail in Gresham. Help us fight off Gresham’s weedy invaders by participating as a Weed Watcher. Free class: Jun 12, 2012 7PM-8:30PM, Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room. Info here!

Weed Watcher Workshop

When: Tue Jun 12, 2012 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
SpringwaterTrail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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What spring weeds cause problems here? Help us fight off Gresham’s weedy invaders by participating as a Weed Watcher.

The Spring Weeds workshop will cover milk thistle, bull thistle, Scotch thistle, yellow archangel, shining geranium, morning glory, garlic mustard, Russian knapweed and Tree of Heaven.

Free workshop. No RSVP required

Help us fight off Gresham’s weedy invaders by participating as a Weed Watcher in our Early Detection, Rapid Response Program. By familiarizing yourself with problem weeds in our area, you can help us stop these plants in their tracks.

All you have to do is attend one (or all) of our free invasive weed ID classes and use your new plant ID skills to alert us to weeds in Gresham. With your help, we can keep our city and homes weed free.

Free, Spring Birds Identification 'Crash Course' Class: Apr 3, 2012 7-9:30PM

04/03/2012 - 7:00pm
04/03/2012 - 9:30pm
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Spring Birds Identification Class. Join us for a crash course in identifying spring migrants and summer breeders: Apr 3, 2012 7-9:30PM. Info Here!

When: Tue Apr 3, 2012 7-9:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 2A
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Backyard Bird Class
Spring brings thousands of migrating birds to our region; some stay to nest and others pass through. Get ready for great spring birding action with this crash course in identifying spring migrants and summer breeders.

Metro naturalist James Davis will show slides, play some easy bird songs and simplify what seems like a confusing variety of birds to many beginners.

Invasive Species Information Fair, Council Chambers, Gresham City Hall: Apr 21, 2012 10AM-12PM

04/21/2012 - 10:00am
04/21/2012 - 12:00pm
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Invasive Species Information Fair, Council Chambers, Gresham City Hall: Apr 21, 2012 10AM-12PM. Info here!

Weed Watcher Workshop

When: Sat Apr 21, 2012 10AM-12PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Be A Weed Watcher
Encroachment by invasive, weedy species like ivy and blackberry directly threatens the health of Gresham's urban forest and leads to weak trees, increased erosion, poor water quality and low biodiversity.

Join us for an Invasive Species Information Fair attended by representatives from the City of Gresham, Metro, Johnson Creek Watershed Council, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District and the Audubon Society that will follow a 45-minute presentation that will give property owners the knowledge to identify and remove invasive plant species and native replacement options.

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