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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

No Ivy Day 2014

 Join Us October 25th for No Ivy Day 2014!

Stay tuned for more information as we near the 11th annual No Ivy Day Celebration.....


     Host your own removal site on Oct. 25th.


     RSVP to remove ivy in your community on Oct. 25th.


     Find a place near you to remove ivy on Oct. 25th.


     Investigate Hedera hibernica and Hedera helix knowledge.


     Get answers to your specific questions.


     Fueling our volunteers!


No Ivy Day 2014 Sites


Work Site Map

View a map of ivy removal locations around Portland.


Portland Parks and Recreation Sites

Remove ivy from your local natural areas.

Baltimore Woods

Site Description: PP&R and the Friends of Balitmore Woods invite you to join us for the removal of English Ivy and other invasive weeds in beautiful Baltimore Woods! Our work area for the day is on recently-acquired public property adjacent to Cathedral Park and it really needs some love; so come help us get it ready to be a healthier place for people and wildlife!

We'll provide gloves, tools, training and snacks. Volunteers will meet at the intersection of N Decatur St and N Alta Ave and work from 9am-12pm. This site has a capacity of 30 people. Visit for more details.

Address: N Decatur St and N Alta Ave Portland, OR 97203

Site Coordinator: Marissa Dorais



Forest Park: Lower Macleay

Site Description: No Ivy League Field Headquarters. Gather here on October 25th for Forest Park work parties and afterward for our celebration! Volunteers meeting here will hike ~1 mile to our ivy removal location in the park. 

Address: 2960 NW Upshur St. Portland, Oregon 97210

Site Coordinator: Kevin McWhirter


George Himes City Park

Site Description:

Address: SW Nebraska St, Portland, OR 97239

Site Coordinator:

Marquam Nature Park: Shelter

Site Description:

Address: SW Marquam St Portland, OR 97201

Site Coordinator:


Marquam Nature Park: SW 12th and Gaines 

Site Description: Partner with the Homstead Neighborhood Association and Portland Parks to continue ivy removal this recently updated entrance to beautiful Marquam Nature Park!

Address: 3730 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97239

Site Coordinator: Susan Egnor

Woods Memorial Natural Area

Site Description:

Address: SW Wood Pkwy, Portland, OR 97219

Site Coordinator:



Partner Sites

Work sites hosted by other organizations.

Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Site Description:Tryon Creek State Natural Area is a 670-acre natural area owned by Oregon Parks & Rec Dept. Dedicated volunteers have cleared over 200 acres of invasive species and are committed to removing the plants without the uses of chemicals. We can handle up to 100 volunteers. Check out Friends of Tryon Creek !

Address:  11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd. Portland, OR 97219

Site Coordinator: Sarah Kreisman



Satellite Sites 

Ivy removal sites outside of the Portland Metro area.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is No Ivy Day?

No Ivy Day is an annual ivy removal event in Portland, Oregon started in 2003 focused on providing stewardship opportunities in our beloved natural areas while raising awareness of the challenges they face. 

What is the schedule of events?

 8:45 am - Work parties begin around the city

12:00 pm - Work wraps up

12:30 pm - Celebration at Lower Macleay begins. Refreshments, mingling, guest speakers

2:00 pm - Celebration winds down, thanks for another great year!

What should I bring to an ivy removal work party?

Please be prepared for dirty work, long sleeves, long pants, sturdy shoes and a water bottle are a must! Most work sites will provide gloves and tools unless specified, check out their site description to make sure. 

What if I didn't RSVP for a work site by Oct. 17th?

Join us at Lower Macleay or head to high capacity sites such as Tryon Creek

No Ivy Day 2014 Sponsors

There are currently no 2014 sponsors.

Contact Us to become a No Ivy Day 2014 sponsor.