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Lents Park Nature Patch
February 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Portland Parks & Recreation is creating a nature patch at Lents Park – improving habitat for birds and pollinators, adding interesting natural features to explore, and creating places to enjoy. This new natural landscape includes lots of flowering native plants, split-rail fencing, and log and boulder seating.
The nature patch re purposes underutilized areas around the community garden and playground. Landscaping is in progress and planting will happen over the winter.
You can be a part of bringing this urban habitat to life!
Plant the nature patch with us on February 1st and April 4th.
WHEN- Saturday, February 1st
RESTORATION PLANTING: 10am-1pm
WHERE: Lents Nature Park– 4808 SE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97266. Public transit accessible by #910
WHAT TO BRING: Our events are rain or shine! Please dress for the weather: warm and rain layers, sturdy shoes, and feel free to bring a water bottle or coffee mug to fill up. We will provide snacks, beverages, tools and training.
WHO: Everyone is welcome-if you are under 18 and are planning to attend without a parent or guardian, your parent will need to sign a waiver which you will bring with you to the event. Contact [email protected] to get this waiver!
Not all volunteer positions are planting jobs! We have jobs for multiple abilities. Typical jobs include: Helping people sign in at the registration table, photography/videography, and litter pick-up are typically other options.