Friends of Nadaka

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

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
Get map!

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 your Green on! Nadaka Community Festival Clean-up Event: Sat Aug 03, 2013 9AM-Noon

08/03/2013 - 9:00am
08/03/2013 - 12:00pm
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Nadaka Community Festival Clean-up Event

Get your Green on! Nadaka Community Festival Clean-up Event: Sat Aug 03, 2013 9AM-Noon. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Let's Get Dirty!

When: Sat, Aug 03, 2012 9AM-Noon
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
176th & NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

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
Nadaka Community Festival Clean-up Event. Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association.

Bring working gloves & a water bottle if you have them. Volunteer as long as you can. Drinks and snacks will be provided for volunteers.

Celebrate Father’s Day at Nadaka Park- Volunteer Event: Sat, Jun 15, 9AM-1PM

06/15/2013 - 9:00am
06/15/2013 - 1:00pm
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Celebrate Father’s Day at Nadaka Nature Park- Volunteer Event: Jun 15, 9AM-1PM

Father's Day
Volunteer Event

When: Sat Jun 15, 2013 9AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Bring Your Dad!
In honor of Father’s Day why not spend the morning at Nadaka Park on Saturday, June 15th helping cleanup the park by removing invasives, clearing weeds from the future community garden and begin moving the boulders out along NE Glisan.

The Army Reservists will be there to do the boulder moving but there will be a lot to do in the park. Cleanup activities will begin at 9AM and end around 1PM.

Come dressed for the weather and we will have work gloves, shovels, and other equipment needed for the cleanup. Refreshments will be provided for volunteers. Bring your Dad or any other special person.

This event is sponsored by Friends of Nadaka Park with support from the Columbia Watershed Council. Learn more about Friends of Nadaka Park at http://friendsofnadaka.org/

Get your Green on! Volunteer at the Nadaka Nature Park Clean-up Event: Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:30AM-12:30PM

01/19/2013 - 10:30am
01/19/2013 - 12:30pm
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Get your Green on! Volunteer at the Nadaka Nature Park Sheet Mulching Event: Sat Jan 19, 2013 9AM-12PM. Info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Volunteers needed!

When: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 10:30AM-12:30PM
(Note time change)
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
176th & NE Glisan St
(Meet at the south gate today)
Gresham OR
Get Map!

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
We will having a general clean-up of Nadaka. Be prepared to get a little dirty and to have fun by supporting and volunteering with Friends of Nadaka and Wilkes East Neighborhood Association.

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.

Gresham City Council Meeting, Nelson Neighborhood Park revised plan: Dec 18, 2012 3-5PM

12/18/2012 - 3:00pm
12/18/2012 - 5:00pm
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Gresham City Council Meeting, Nelson Neighborhood Park revised plan: Dec 18, 2012 3-5PM. Info Here!

Revised plan approval

When: Tue Dec 18, 2012 3-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NE Eastman Pkwy
Get Map!

Support Your Park
One of the agenda items will be Council approval of suggested changes to the original Nelson Property Neighborhood Park Master Plan (Nadaka) dated July 1, 2010. Changes include such items as relocation of the community garden and nature based play area.

What People Are Saying...
"My husband and I volunteered at the December 1st sheet mulching event at Nadaka Nature Park. We had a great time, and are so excited to see something like this developing in our neighborhood." K.M.

Get your Green on! Volunteer at the Nadaka Nature Park clean-up: Sat Jun 16, 2012 9AM-1PM

06/16/2012 - 9:00am
06/16/2012 - 1:00pm
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Friends of Nadaka invites you to 'Get A Little Dirty'! Help us remove invasives and restore this unique urban habitat.  Clean-up schedule and info here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Summer Clean-Up Event

Volunteer opportunity

When: Sat, Jun 16, 2012 9AM-1PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Pacific St
Gresham OR
Get Map!

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!

Clean-up 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 from Nadaka Nature Park, part of the Columbia Slough Watershed.

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.

Nadaka Nature Park Community Planting Event: Sat Feb 25, 2017 9AM-12PM

02/25/2017 - 9:00am
02/25/2017 - 12:00pm
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Join In. Get Your Green On! Nadaka Nature Park Community Planting Event: Sat Feb 25, 2017 9AM-12PM. Tools & gloves provided. Sign-up Here!

Help Us Plant Native Shrubs

When: Sat Feb 25, 2017 9AM-12PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park & Gardens
(Meet at the picnic shelter)
17615 NE Glisan St
Get Map!

Looking for a way to get outside and make a difference in your community? Join Friends of Nadaka for our Community Planting Event to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park. Volunteers will be planting native shrubs like Oregon Grape, Thimbleberry, and Oceanspray. Native plantings help filter pollutants, provide shade, and improve fish and wildlife habitat.

Tools, plants, 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!

REGISTER HERE, or call 503-956-8558.

Parking:

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

Free! Guided Bird & Nature Walk, Nadaka Nature Park: Nov 11, 2016 9-10AM

11/15/2016 - 9:00am
11/15/2016 - 10:00am
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Free! Bird & Nature Walk With Audubon of Portland, Nadaka Nature Park: Sat Nov 11, 2016 9-10AM. Info here!

Let's Go Bird Watching!

When: Sat Nov 11, 2016 9AM-10AM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park & Gardens
175th & NE Glisan
Gresham OR
Get Map
Cost: Free!

Join Friends of Nadaka and Audubon for a guided nature walk through Nadaka Nature Park. This is a family friendly event for beginner & advance bird watchers/ naturalists. Bring your own binoculars & field guides if possible. (Binoculars will be provided for those who do not own binoculars)

Friends of Nadaka Unites a Gresham Neighborhood to Create a Park

Friends of Nadaka Unites a Gresham Neighborhood to Create a Park. Complete with bird walks, play spaces, and a community garden—and soon Gresham’s first handicapped-accessible swing. Read more here!

Complete with bird walks, play spaces, and a community garden—and soon Gresham’s first handicapped-accessible swing.

Source: Portland Monthly Magazine (November 2016)

One spring morning in 2007, Lee Dayfield took her dog for a walk. As she passed an empty field, she saw a sign that would forever change her life. It read “for sale.”

The desolate plot of grass sat next to 10 acres ringed by a chain-link fence and barbed wire. Where others may have seen a $900,000 meadow, Dayfield saw a two-acre opportunity: a nature-based play area for the Gresham neighborhood’s children, many of them Native American.

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