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Sunnyside Cherry Tree Walk & Run

Sunnyside School Park, SE 35th & Yamhill

Sunday, April 13 2014, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Summary

Arbor Month Event

Category

Event Types > Community Events

Description

Sunnyside neighborhood's Tree Team, in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation's Urban Forestry, is hosting a tour of Sunnyside's flowering cherry trees! Participants have the option to run on a self-guided tour, or take it slow on a stroll guided by Urban Forestry staff.

 

Date: Sunday, April 13th
Time: 10 am to noon
Starting location: Sunnyside School Park
Link to route: tinyurl.com/SEcherry

RSVP* here: tinyurl.com/pdxcherry

 

*Please type in manually, if clicking on the link does not work.

The tour will highlight the cherry tree legacy in Sunnyside, where 10 percent of the street trees are cherry trees! We will also note the biodiversity risk that is associated with having too many cherries (or any species) and give recommendations for alternative flowering species.

 

Refreshments will be provided by local businesses, including some delicious dried cherries from Cherry Country Farms!