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Tryon Creek Watershed Wide Event: sign up now for Feb. 10

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Join the Tryon Creek Watershed Council and other partners for the biggest volunteer day in the Tryon Creek watershed!

This is going to be a fun and rewarding day of restoration work and celebration in the Tryon Creek Watershed on February 10th from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Meet at Riverdale High School and then travel to one of the work sites.

Volunteers will work at various project sites throughout the watershed. Projects will include invasive species removal and some possible native plantings. Raffle prizes will be handed out before the work begins, so be sure to register to get your name entered. Registration here.

Please come dressed to work outside - wear closed-toe shoes, long pants, and weather-appropriate clothing and bring a water bottle (we will work rain or shine). Gloves, tools, and food will be provided. Each site will have a crew leader to help your group at your designated site.

Schedule for the Day

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  Volunteer Check-In at Riverdale High School (Coffee & breakfast snacks provided) and Raffle!

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Welcome & announcements, carpool/walk to project sites with group, work at designated project site

12:30 p.m. -1:00 p.m. - Cleanup, sendoffs, and goodbyes!

Questions? Please contact the Tryon Creek Watershed Council Volunteer Coordinator, Patrick at

Partners in this great community event include the Tryon Creek Watershed Council, the SW Watershed Resource Center, the West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Friends of Tryon Creek State Park, Tryon Creek State Natural Area, Backyard Habitat and many committed community members. 

Register here, and see you on the 10th!

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Mary Vogel

February 6, 2018 at 10:21 AM

I posted this on the Native Plant Society of Oregon, Portland Chapter's new Meetup site and already have two more people coming--even though I just announced it this morning (Tu). I would love to get a ride to Riverdale School from the West End of Downtown Portland as bus service to that location is not the greatest--esp. on the weekends. Anyone offering can call or text me at 503.512.3364. I'd like to be there by 8:50 AM.

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