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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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1120 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1302
Portland, Oregon 97204

Eric Rosewall, Program Coordinator


Mike Carr, Land Services Manager


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Ecologically Sustainable Landscapes

  • Get into nature in your neighborhood with us.

  • Super thanks to everyone who came out to help complete the first nature patch at Alberta Park!

  • Discover the wonder of nature in the city at Alberta Park.

Bringing nature to neighborhoods and enhancing ecological value.

Portland Parks & Recreation's new program brings nature to neighborhood parks. We're adding nature patches to developed park landscapes to provide natural experiences for people and habitat for wildlife. Nature patches will help create unique park spaces that support native pollinators, reduce maintenance, provide education and exploration opportunities, and foster collaboration.

Alberta Park Nature Patch

The first Ecologically Sustainable Landscapes project is complete at Alberta Park!

The Alberta Park nature patch has forest plantings, an accessible gravel path, and fun natural elements. These enhancements not only add beauty and natural exploration opportunities to your park, but improve habitat for birds, butterflies, and other native pollinators.

Special thanks to our nature patch fans who came out in February, April, and May to add over 3,000 plants!

The Alberta Crew