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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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Stewardship Calendar

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to keep Portland's natural area parks healthy, beautiful, and safe for people and wildlife! 

Here are a few tips to get you ready for your next stewardship event.

  • While most stewardship events do not require an RSVP, please check the description to make sure that advanced registration is not required.
  • PP&R staff or the partner group liaison will be on site to greet you and will provide gloves, tools, training for the day's activity, and a snack to keep you going. 
  • In order to ensure your comfort and safety, please remember to dress for the weather, wear close-toed shoes, bring a water bottle, and be ready to get dirty!
  • Unless otherwise noted, all events are family friendly and all ages are welcome to participate. However, children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult for the duration of the event.
  • While groups are welcome to join many of our regularly scheduled stewardship events, please contact the event coordinator listed in the description before arriving with a large group. This will ensure that there are enough gloves and tools for everyone to work. We are also available to schedule special service events at your group's convenience during the week or on weekends. Learn more about programs for groups.

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE TO FULFILL COURT REQUIREMENTS, PLEASE CALL 503-823-5121. YOU MUST BE REGISTERED WITH OUR PROGRAM BEFORE UNDERTAKING ANY COMMUNITY SERVICE.


Friends of Trees plant care event

Columbia Slough Natural Area

Saturday, April 27 2019, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Length

3 hours

Summary

Join PP&R and Friends of Trees to care for recently planted shrubs and trees at the Columbia Slough Natural Area

Category

Event Types > Volunteer Opportunities/Fundraisers

Description

Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Friends of trees and Portland OIC Rosemary Anderson High School to continue to restore the Columbia Slough Natural Area and care for and mulch recently planted native shrubs and trees.  

Please arrive by 8:45am to sign-in and enjoy some breakfast treats and coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The planting starts promptly at 9:00am. We provide gloves, tools, and guidance, so all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy shoes or boots – and be ready to have fun! 

How do I register? All individuals and groups are kindly asked to RSVP to save your spot(s) by emailing or calling Yoko Silk (yoko.silk@portlandorgon.gov; 503-278-1341). Registration is highly recommended but not required.

We ask that youth 15 years and younger are accompanied by an adult.

See you there!