Lents Park Nature Patch

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 […]

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Machetes, vegetation transects, blackberry grubbing, O my!

Starting September 2019, dedicated students from David Douglas High School have been engaging in hands-on environmental field trips at Leach Botanical Garden in partnership with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Friends of Leach Botanical Garden, Portland Parks & Recreation, and several others.  These students are part of a career […]

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Beach and Riverside Clean up with SOLVE and Friends of Errol Heights

This event is in partnership with SOLVE’s Beach and Riverside Clean up efforts on hundreds of sites all on one day! Join Portland Parks & Recreation and the Friends of Errol Heights to complete important ecological enhancement projects at this little gem of a Park. Please RSVP through SOLVE HERE. Task: To help enhance this […]

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Bareroot Planting and Nature Walk at Bundy

Above: Portland Parks is met by a restoration crew from Centennial Transition Center to do restoration at Kingsley D. Bundy City Park. Photo credit to Centennial Transition Center! Join Pleasant Valley Neighborhood Association and Portland Parks & Recreation to plant native shrubs in this hidden Park that borders Johnson Creek. Planting native plants provides cleaner […]

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Bare Root Planting at Powell Butte-CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW FORECAST

  Unfortunately we had to cancel this event due to the snow forecast. Come join us at Watershed Wide to get your planting fix–March 2. There are still spots left to register but sites are filling fast–here’s the link! WHAT- RESTORATION PLANTING-We will be planting 250 bare root native plants on top of Powell Butte, […]

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