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Habitat Enhancement with Crystal Springs Partnership

April 28 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Person crouching in a field of grass. They are holding a clump of grass in their hand as they dig a hole to put a plant in. There is a shovel and empty plant pots on on the ground next to them.

This project was started in 2018 with grant funds from the city of Portland that were awarded when Crystal Springs was designated the first urban Salmon Sanctuary!

When: Sunday, April 28th, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon 

Where: Eastmoreland Golf Course – 2425 SE Bybee Blvd. The site is just north of the driving range, park behind the clubhouse where we will gather to walk to the site

What:  Invasive weed removal and mulching. Tasks may shift as needs change on the site.

How to prepare: This event will happen rain or shine, so dress for the weather! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt, and sturdy shoes you don’t mind getting muddy. Bring a raincoat or a hat and sunscreen, as appropriate. Bring a filled water bottle and snacks! You’re welcome to bring gloves and tools, if you want to use your own.

What we provide: Tools, and instruction on how to safely use tools and remove invasive weeds and spread mulch . We can also provide bus fare to and from the event. Please contact info@jcwc.org to arrange bus fare.

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.

Children 14 and up are welcome: Children must be accompanied by an attentive adult.

Accessibility: This event may require standing or squatting/kneeling for long periods of time, walking over uneven ground, bending and lifting heavy objects. Bathrooms are available for this event. 

Directions to site: 

By Car: The golf course is located at 2425 SE Bybee Blvd, Portland, OR 97202. There is parking available at the golf course.

By Transit: Get off Bus 19 at the Bybee MAX Station stop or take the Orange Line MAX and get off at the Bybee stop.

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, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District and Portland Parks & Recreation, and Crystal Springs Partnership.

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