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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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Event: CANCELED - Beggars Tick Wildlife Refuge

This event is canceled in response to directives by the State of Oregon regarding COVID-19. For more information, please visit

Beggar’s-tick Wildlife Refuge (Outer Southeast) – invasives removal

Friday, June 12, 9:00 AM-noon

Join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the Lents Springwater Corridor Habitat Restoration Project to take care of this little wildlife refuge that hosts migrating birds! Removing species such as invasive blackberry helps to protect the native rose and other native species planted by volunteers that support a variety of wildlife. . Everyone welcome, and no experience necessary! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear and/or sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, coffee/tea and homemade treats provided. Children welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult.

Meet at: Beggar’s-tick Wildlife Refuge, SE 111th & Springwater Corridor trail crossing (just north of Foster Rd.)

Tri-met: #71 to SE 111th & Foster bus stop (walk north .2 mile on SE 111th) or #17 to SE 111th & Holgate bus stop (walk south .8 mile on SE 111th)

Bike/Walk the Springwater Corridor trail:


Day of event text/call Ed: 503.234.4947 or Susan: 503-823-5937.