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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. Jan 23

    Reminder: Community projects grant deadline approaching soon

    Pre-applications for community stewardship grants due February 6.

  2. Jan 22

  3. Jan 20

    Rolling out new plants at Stephens Creek Confluence

    The newly-installed vegetation will help stabilize the creek's banks and protect valuable habitat for salmon

  4. Jan 13

    Green Innovations: A New Video Features Portland's Green Infrastructure

    Over 30 projects were completed with grant funding from the EPA's Innovative Wet Weather Program

  5. Dec 12

    Trees are infrastructure

    Portland’s trees help provide clean water and other benefits

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