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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. Jul 24

    Celebrate the Johnson Creek Watershed this weekend!

    Join the fun at the Lents Street Fair on Sunday, July 27th.

  2. Jul 24

    Celebrate the Johnson Creek Watershed (and much more) this weekend!

    The Lents Street Fair takes place Sunday, July 27th.

  3. Jul 24

    Columbia Slough Regatta Celebrates 20th Anniversary!

    Join the Columbia Slough Watershed Council for the 20th Annual Columbia Slough Regatta on August 3, 9:00am - 1:00pm

  4. Jul 23

    Air Gapping: Protecting Portland Trees from Invasive Vines

    This past Spring, Environmental Services removed ivy and clematis from hard to reach trees on 350 acres in Portland

  5. Jul 22

    What's Blooming on Portland Ecoroofs?

    July is a great time to visit an ecoroof in Portland. Many of the most common sedum varieties are blooming now, drawing in an assortment of pollinators in addition to the honey bee.

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