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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. Dec 19

    Free Grant Application Workshops for Community Watershed Stewardship Program

    Two upcoming workshops will take place January 7th and January 20th

  2. Dec 14

    Nature in the city: Can trout and salmon thrive in Tryon Creek? New study is encouraging.

    Tryon Creek is one of the major remaining free-flowing tributaries of the Lower Willamette River. New research shows just how healthy it is for cutthroat trout, and that’s important for the future of trout as well as for prospects to restore salmon to Tryon Creek.

  3. Dec 13

    The Art of Stormwater is up in North Portland

    The collection features the beauty of green infrastructure and is showing at St Johns Community Center and Charles Jordan Community Center

  4. Dec 12

    Become a Green Street Steward and Plant in Your Neighborhood Green Street

    A new policy expands how volunteers can engage with their neighborhood green streets

  5. Dec 6

    This Saturday December 9th, join the Johnson Creek Watershed Council for a restoration planting at Johnson Creek Park!

    Team up with the Council and Portland Parks to plant native shrubs and trees along the banks of Crystal Springs before winter arrives

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