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Sunday, April 13 2014, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Event Types > Community Events
Free Arbor Month bike ride April 13
Visit local arboreta and the new park site in Cully
Cyclists are invited to visit two local tree collections and the site of the new Thomas Cully Park at a free Arbor Month bike ride sponsored by Portland Parks & Recreation.
Sunday, April 13
10 a.m .to noon
Starting point: NE 42nd and Holman
Meeting place and first stop on the escorted ride is the Cully-Concordia International Grove on NE 42ndjust north of Holman. Second stop will be the arboretum at Rigler School on NE Prescott. Final stop will be at NE 72nd at the site of the new Thomas Cully Park. Speakers will be at each stop to talk about the trees and purpose of the collection. The ride will be relatively easy, mostly on flat biking streets.
Cully-Concordia International Grove
The International Grove was planted by the Bureau of Environmental Services with input and help from both Concordia and Cully residents and business owners. Serving as the gateway from the north to both neighborhoods, the grove symbolizes the rich array of people living in the area by having trees from every continent except Antarctica, as well as native trees. The grove features an impressive mix of deciduous and evergreen broadleaf trees as well as a wide range of conifers.
Rigler School Arboretum
At Rigler, the wide range of native and introduced species serve as an outdoor classroom for students and anyone interested in tree diversity.
Thomas Cully Park
The former sand mine represents the City of Portland’s commitment to bring more parks to people in underserved areas of the city. Learn about plans for the development of the park.