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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.


Powell Butte Nature Park - Hands on Portland planting

Powell Butte Nature Park, 16160 SE Powell Blvd

Saturday, January 11 2020, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Summary

Plant native shrubs with fellow community members!

Category

Event Types > Volunteer Opportunities/Fundraisers

Description

Powell Butte Nature Park (outer Southeast)planting and litter patrol
Saturday, January 11   |   9:00am—12:00pm

Join Hands on Portland and Portland Parks & Recreation to plant native shrubs on Powell Butte. Ecological enhancement of this area provides cleaner air for community members, habitat for the many varied bird species on the Butte and keeps litter out of our watershed. Everyone welcome, and no experience necessary! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear and sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, snacks and coffee/tea provided. Children welcome and must be accompanied by an attentive adult.  

Meet at the main entrance, south of Powell Blvd (Hwy 26 East) on SE 162nd Avenue. Turn south onto SE 162nd Avenue from Powell Blvd and follow the entrance road to the visitors center and parking lot at the top of the Butte. Follow event signs to the parking area.

TriMet 9 (SE 162nd Avenue stop)

Bike/walk on the Springwater Corridor trail, portlandoregon.gov/parks/springwatermap.

RSVP to HOP at handsonportland.org/opportunity/a0C1H00001DrnBrUAJ

For more information, contact Susan at 503-823-6131 or susan.hawes@portlandoregon.govOn the day of event, call or text Susan at 503-823-5937.