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Community members have asked how they can participate in the care and maintenance of Portland's Green Streets. Environmental Services has responded with the Green Street Steward program. If you live, work or run a business in Portland you can qualify to be a part of this pioneering initiative.
The city takes care of Green Streets and welcomes your help. As a Green Street Steward you can partner with the city and lend assistance with simple activities that include picking up trash, removing leaves and debris, and occasional weeding and watering.
Participating in the Green Street Steward program is a rewarding way to care for your community and keep Portland’s rivers clean. Read more about the program and find out how you can become a Green Street Steward.
When you sign up to become a Green Street Steward, you will be directed through a series of steps including:
Contact 503-823-5623 or GreenStreetStewards@portlandoregon.gov.
an article in Portland's Hollywood Star community newspaper
See where Green Streets are located
Register to adopt a Green Street
Free, hands-on training for Green Street maintenance
How-to guidance for maintaining Green Streets (974kb PDF)
October 2013 guide
Green Street Steward Program FAQs
Businesses and Community Organizations that have joined our Green Street Steward community
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