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World Environment Day 2013

Portland, Oregon celebrated Word Environment Day on June 5, 2013


World Environmental Day 2013

The United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office of North America selected the City of Portland to host World Environment Day (WED) activities on June 5, 2013. The 2013 worldwide theme was Reduce Your Foodprint. Portland invited all environmental and sustainability groups to be part of the celebration by scheduling events in the six weeks between Earth Day on April 22nd and World Environment Day on June 5th.

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  1. Jun 28

    Alien Plant Invader: Japanese Butterbur

    An update on successful efforts to fight this plant, and what you can do to help

  2. Jun 12

    Environmental Services Tree Program and partners add 3,700 New Trees to Portland’s Canopy in 2017

    After a snowy winter, a word of thanks to the staff, volunteers, and property owners that got involved.

  3. Jun 12

    Volunteers needed! Explorando el Columbia Slough – a bilingual nature festival

    Saturday, June 24, 1-5pm, volunteer shifts vary, Colwood Golf Course, 7323 NE Columbia Blvd.

  4. Jun 5

    Portland students spend some time on the job with Environmental Services

    This spring, the Clean Rivers Education Program offered career awareness field trips for local middle and high school students

  5. May 31

    Life in the Floodplain: Can working with nature reduce your flood insurance bill?

    Join the Lents Collaborative and elected officials on Saturday June 3rd for a conversation about flooding, flood insurance, and floodplain restoration

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