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Habitat Enhancement at Wahoo Creek

Feb 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us in putting native plants in the ground at Wahoo Creek Natural Area! Tucked away in SE Portland, Portland Parks & Recreation has been working hard to restore this small hillside area back to its native plant population.

 

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What: Planting and some invasive species removal.

When: Saturday, February 18th, 2023, 9am-12pm

Where: Wahoo Creek Natural Area in SE Portland (directions will be emailed to you after registration)

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 info@jcwc.org 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.

 

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Thank you to our funders and partners for supporting watershed health. The Mintkeski Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Portland General Electric, The City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, and Portland Parks & Recreation.

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Date:
Feb 18, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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