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World Environment Day

Portland, Oregon celebrated Word Environment Day on June 5, 2013

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World Environmental Day 2013

The United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office of North America selected the City of Portland to host World Environment Day (WED) activities on June 5, 2013. The 2013 worldwide theme was Reduce Your Foodprint. Portland invited all environmental and sustainability groups to be part of the celebration by scheduling events in the six weeks between Earth Day on April 22nd and World Environment Day on June 5th.

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  1. Oct 13

    Climate Change Preparation

    Building and protecting our infrastructure in a changing climate

  2. Oct 9

    Get Registered for Rain Gardens 101

    There are still a few spaces left for the FREE class for homeowners on Saturday, October 25th

  3. Oct 8

    Green Street Stewards profile: Russell Golsten

    Russell Golsten is one of the many Portland residents volunteering for clean rivers.

  4. Oct 2

    Portland's First Stormwater Green Wall

    Flipping a green roof on end is a new way to catch stormwater runoff.

  5. Sep 29

    Alien Plant Invader: Tree-of-heaven

    Don't let the name fool you...

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