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World Environment Day

Portland, Oregon - 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. Apr 4

    Alien Plant Invader: Italian arum (Orange Candleflower)

    Watch out for this troublesome plant starting in April

  2. Apr 3

    Oregon Field Guide Features the Crystal Spring Creek Restoration Project

    The story showcases successful urban salmon restoration in the heart of the city spanning over a decade with multiple partners

  3. Apr 2

    Springtime is Rain Garden Time

    There are many resources available to help you build a rain garden and save money on your stormwater bill

  4. Mar 31

    Ecoroof Symposium - Wednesday, May 21

    Registration is open for the 6th annual symposium on ecoroof research and implementation

  5. Mar 24

    Portland's Tree Hug Record is Official

    Guinness recognizes our love of trees, just in time for Arbor Day 2014.

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