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Rain Garden Planting at the Stonebridge Apartments

Dec 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am 12:00 pm

Join us to plant the rain gardens that were created in April after volunteers removed 1,500 square feet of pavement from the Stonebridge Apartments. This apartment building that provides housing for low-income and senior residents is next to Johnson Creek. Removing pavement and replacing it with native-plant rain gardens will help capture stormwater that runs off the pavement reducing flooding for Stonebridge Apartments residents and collecting pollutants from washing into Johnson Creek! 

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What: Planting native plants in rain gardens 

When: Saturday December 2nd, 2023 9am-12noon

Where: Stonebridge Apartments 7757 SE 92nd Ave

How to prepare: Gloves, all necessary tools, coffee, tea and snacks. We can also provide bus fare to and from the event. Please contact monica@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 are welcome at this event if accompanied by an attentive adult.

Accessibility: This event may require standing for long periods, walking over uneven ground, bending, and lifting heavy objects. Portable restrooms will be available. 

Directions: Directions will be emailed to you after you register

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

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