- This event has passed.
CANCELLED – Habitat Enhancement at Americold
March 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!
Help us mulch plants along Johnson Creek! Mulch helps the roots of our native plants stay moist throughout the summer, giving them a better chance at surviving high temperatures.
When: Saturday, March 18th, 2023, 9am-12pm
Where: Americold, Corner of SE Mc Brod Ave and SE Milport Rd in Milwaukie (Directions below)
What to bring: Bring a filled water bottle and snacks. You’re welcome to bring gloves and tools, if you want to use your own.
What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt, and sturdy, close-toed shoes you don’t mind getting muddy. Bring a raincoat or a hat and sunscreen, as appropriate.
What we provide: Gloves, tools, and instruction on how to safely use tools. We can also provide bus fare to and from the event. Please contact [email protected] to arrange bus fare.
Children are welcome but must be accompanied by an attentive adult. This work is around and near prickly plants and can be challenging for young children. We recommend children ages 12 and up for this type of event.
Health and Safety: We will follow current Oregon Health Authority guidelines. Masks are not required, but encouraged in indoor spaces where social distancing is not possible. Stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of any contagious illness or have had recent contact with someone exhibiting symptoms of any illness.
Accessibility: This event may require standing or squatting/kneeling for long periods of time, walking over uneven ground, bending and lifting heavy objects. Portable bathrooms are available for this event.
Directions to site:
By Car: Project site is on the SE corner of McBrod and Milport in Milwaukie, OR. The closest address is 1887 SE Milport Rd, the event will take place across the street. Parking is available along McBrod Ave.
Transit: Bus line #70. Exit at SE 17th Ave. and SE Waverly Dr. and walk East on SE Milport Rd to the intersection of Milport and McBrod.
For more transit directions, visit https://trimet.org/, or bike or walk from the springwater trail!
Thank you to our funders and partners for supporting watershed health. The Mintkeski Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Portland General Electric, Clackamas Water Environment Services, and The City of Milwaukie.