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World Environment Day

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

  • Learn about the Backyard Habitat Certification Program's 50 Yard Challenge and Great Blue Heron Week

  • Proud Supporter of World Environment Day


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. Mar 26

    Plant a tree, save some green!

    Warmer, longer days following a mild winter mean it’s time to get back in the yard and get our hands dirty.

  2. Mar 16

    Get Registered for April Naturescaping and Rain Garden Workshops

    There are still spaces left for the FREE classes on April 11th and April 26th

  3. Mar 13

    Alien Plant Invader: Garlic Mustard

    An update on successful efforts to fight this plant, and what you can do to help

  4. Mar 12

    Green Streets and Our River 3/18

    Swing by the Green Dragon to chat with Willamette Riverkeeper

  5. Mar 9

    Learn more and comment on Portland's Climate Action Plan

    Reducing carbon emissions and preparing for the impacts of climate change

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