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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204


Paddle to Preserve Ross Island

Ross Island Natural Area

Tuesday, July 23 2013, 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Canoe to Ross Island to pick up trash and learn about the island's history and habitat!


Event Types > Volunteer Opportunities/Fundraisers


Join Portland Parks & Recreation and Willamette Riverkeeper for an evening of canoeing out to Ross Island to remove litter from the beaches and learn about the island's history and habitats. Bring your own canoe or kayak or reserve a place on one of our boats. No paddling experience necessary. Canoes, PFDs, paddles, and instruction will be provided. This event is free but RSVP IS REQUIRED. Please contact Marissa Dorais, Willamette River Stewardship Coordinator, at or (503) 823-7016 to reserve your place today.



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