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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. Oct 19

    Make new friends, but keep the old… Then get them all together to work on a bioswale!

    Want to learn about bioswales and get involved, but don’t know how? Read on for an exciting opportunity.

  2. Oct 4

    Helping Salmon in Our City: Culvert Removal and Replacement in Portland

    Salmon season is upon us, and it’s a great time to look at some of the projects Environmental Services has been working on to improve salmon habitat.

  3. Sep 20

    Celebrate Salmon at Sunday Parkways this Sunday, September 24th

    The fourth annual Salmon Celebration will be part of the Sellwood-Milwaukie Sunday Parkways, taking place Sunday September 24th from 11 a.m to 4 p.m.

  4. Aug 29

    Before and After: Thanh Thao Restaurant Rain Garden

    Environmental Services works with private property owners in targeted areas to keep runoff out of the combined sewers.

  5. Aug 22

    Back to School: Kids Learn and Teach "Only Rain Down the Storm Drain"

    Students raise awareness of stormwater pollution. Here's how you can do your part.

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