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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. Apr 16

    Native Plants Taking Root on Division Street

    Spring is here and native plants installed in green streets last fall have taken root and are growing.

  2. Apr 16

    Stories from Our Watersheds: River Restoration NW Film Festival

    Portland’s work and other stories on the big screen (with pizza)

  3. Apr 10

    Help bust pavement in Portland

    City Green Partner Depave is recruiting volunteers and new projects

  4. Mar 30

  5. 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.

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