Russell Golsten is an automotive technician from Austin, Texas and also volunteers with Green Lents and Depave.
"I love my neighborhood and the outdoors. Volunteering as a Green Street Steward is a great way to play my part for the environment. Being a native Texan, I appreciate living in a place that is so environmentally conscious. I feel this is an excellent way to contribute."
Thank you, Russell, for keeping your Green Street facilities looking nice and functioning for clean rivers!
Join Portland's growing community of Green Street Stewards. It's a great way to help your neighborhood and partner for watershed health. Green Streets capture and filter stormwater to protect our rivers and streams and increase the efficiency of the city’s traditional pipe system. Portland is a leader in Green Infrastructure development, and since 2003 the city has built more than 1,400 Green Street facilities to manage stormwater. The city keeps them working and welcomes your help in their care.
Are you interested in getting involved? Sign up or get more information at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/GreenStreetSteward,
by emailing mailto: GreenStreetStewards@portlandoregon.gov, or call 503-823-5623.
You can also participate in ongoing Green Street Steward activities. The Surfrider Foundation Portland Chapter holds green street cleanups every month in Northeast and Southeast Portland:
PDX Northside Green Streets/Stormdrain Marking
When: Tue, October 21, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: Gregg’s, 4628 N Montana Ave, Apt A
PDX Eastside Greenstreets/Stormdrain Marking
When: Tue, October 28, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Blackberry Yogurt Lounge, 2137 E Burnside St (and 22nd)
**FREE yogurt afterwards!