habitat restoration

Wisteria Lane Mulch Party!

Saturday, June 9, 2018 -
8:45am to 12:00pm
Johnson Creek Watershed Council
Address: 
800 block SE Roberts
Gresham, OR 97030
United States
Categories: 

Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council and the City of Gresham improve the health of Johnson Creek as we mulch hundreds of trees and shrubs!! Mulch helps suppress weed growth and is a great way to recycle organic matter! Mulch also helps improve soil moisture, which will help ensure the highest level of plant survival through the dry summer months.

Note: Please wear rubber boots and/or shoes you don't mind getting wet and muddy. Instruction, tools, gloves, water and coffee/tea provided. If you are under 18 and are planning to attend without a parent or guardian, your parent will need to sign a waiver which you will bring with you to the event. Contact courtney@jcwc.org to get this waiver!

RSVP to JCWC: Email courtney@jcwc.org or call 503.652.7477 ext 101.

Wisteria Lane - Project site is located along the Springwater Trail just North of Dowsett Lane. No parking is available on Dowsett Lane, but is available on SE Roberts Avenue. To get to SE Roberts Avenue take W Powell Boulevard west until Se Roberts Avenue. Take a right onto SE Roberts Avenue and travel on SE Roberts Avenue for approximately 0.5 miles until the 800 block of SE Roberts (Dowsett Lane is right before the stop sign on Roberts). Parking is available on both sides of SE Roberts Avenue. From here walk down Dowsett Lane (approximately 500 feet) until you reach the Springwater Trail. Take a right and the project site is in about 200 feet.

 

 

 

 

Contact Name: 
Courtney Beckel
Contact Phone: 
503.652.7477 ext 101
Contact Email: 
courtney@jcwc.org
Cost: 
0

Family Fun on the Farm

Friday, October 14, 2016 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Sauvie Island Center
Address: 
13901 NW Howell Park Road
Portland, OR 97231
United States

Join us for a day of fun and learning at Family Fun on the Farm. School is out for the day on 10/14 and you're invited to join us from 10 am to 1 pm. We'll explore the 16-acre Sauvie Island Organics farm and the grounds of Howell Territorial Park while learning about food, farming and the land. Our staff will guide you and your family through an exploration of our curriculum, designed for elementary school-aged children, including:

Soil Exploration. Dig in and learn about healthy soil.
Seed to Harvest. Plant, tend and harvest the Grow Lunch Garden.
Plant Parts Investigation.Explore the farm and plants we can eat.
Wildlife & Food web. Who else has been foraging on the farm?
Pollination Station. Meet these hard-working farm friends.

The event is free, but pre-registration is requested here:

Contact Name: 
Joanne Lazo
Contact Phone: 
503.201.5923
Contact Email: 
joanne@sauvieislandcenter.org
Venue: 
Howell Territorial Park
Venue Details: 
The Sauvie Island Center operates on the grounds of Metro's Howell Territorial Park and the adjacent 18 acre Sauvie Island Organics farm.
Cost: 
Free

StreamTeam Planting Leader Training

Saturday, October 15, 2016 -
9:00am to 2:00pm
Clark Public Utilities StreamTeam
Address: 
Woodin Creek
Battle Ground, WA 98604
United States

Do you have what it takes to be a leader? Clark Public Utilities StreamTeam will be training leaders to coordinate a group of planting volunteers during events. The team leader will demonstrate how to plant trees at our Make a Difference Day Celebration (October 22) or Earth Day Fest (April 22) while educating volunteers and fostering a safe and enjoyable environment.

Equipment and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required.

Contact Name: 
Ashley
Contact Phone: 
360-992-8585
Contact Email: 
StreamTeam@clarkpud.com
Cost: 
FREE!

StreamTeam Make a Difference Day Celebration!

Saturday, October 22, 2016 -
8:45am to 1:00pm
StreamTeam
Address: 
Woodin Creek
Register to receive a map
Battle Ground, WA 98604
United States

FREE LUNCH! LIVE MUSIC!

Come make a difference with the StreamTeam on Saturday, October 22!

Not only will we come together as a community to celebrate the volunteer spirit but we will also plant hundreds of native trees. Each tree will do its part to clean the air that we breathe, the water we drink and provide habitat for the animals we enjoy. Be prepared to have a good time, get your hands dirty, meet new people, and make a difference in our community!

No experience is necessary. We will provide morning refreshments plus all of the training and tools. Breakfast is being donated by Kroger and Starbucks.  Lunch is generously being provided by Chipotle, Corwin Beverage, Frito Lay, and Twin Star Credit Union.  And a special thanks to Waste Connections for helping keep our event sustainable with recycling and composting services.

For more information or to register please contact Ashley King at (360) 992-8585 or StreamTeam@clarkpud.com.

Contact Name: 
Ashley
Contact Phone: 
360-992-8585
Contact Email: 
StreamTeam@clarkpud.com
Cost: 
FREE!

No Experience Necessary: Join Friends of Trees to Plant Native Trees and Shrubs at Judson Middle School (S. Salem)!

Saturday, November 19, 2016 -
8:45am to 1:00pm
Friends of Trees
Address: 
Judson Middle School
4512 Jones Rd SE
Salem, OR 97302
United States

Join Friends of Trees at the first of two plantings this season at Judson Middle School in partnership with the City of Salem and the Salem-Keizer School District. During the first phase of this restoration project we will be planting native trees and shrubs in the open area south of Pringle Creek, however, over the coming years we will plant the understory of the mature Douglas-fir forest and along the north banks of the creek as well. This event is one of many events in support of the Year of the Tree campaign, celebrating Salem's 40th year as a Tree City USA. 

Please arrive around 8:45am to be registered and assigned to a crew. The event will start promptly at 9:00am. We provide breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee, as well as gloves, tools and guidance. Please come dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy, closed-toe shoes and get ready to have fun!

Looking to volunteer as a group? RSVPs are kindly requested for groups of more than 5 people - clickHERE to do so. RSVPs are not required for individuals or groups of 4 or fewer -- you can simply show up!

Please contact Jenny or Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have any questions or need more information. We look forward to seeing you out there!

Contact Name: 
Jenny or Randi
Contact Phone: 
503-595-0213
Contact Email: 
volunteer@friendsoftrees.org
Cost: 
FREE!

No Experience Necessary: Tree-Planting Volunteers Wanted at Errol Heights in SE Portland!

Saturday, November 19, 2016 -
8:45am to 1:00pm
Friends of Trees
Address: 
4543 SE Harney Drive
Portland, OR 97206
United States

Come and be a part of an exciting community initiative in SE Portland! The Errol Heights event on November 19h is the second of four plantings at a newly-acquired addition to Errol Heights Natural Area!

This planting is in conjunction with Portland Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Environmental Services, Metro, Friends of Errol Heights, Portland Parks Foundation, and The Johnson Creek Watershed Council as part of Portland Parks and Recreation's Parke Diem event!

Volunteers should come dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy, closed-toe shoes and get ready to have fun! Friends of Trees will provides gloves, tools, and planting guidance.

Individuals and groups less than 5 people are kindly requested to sign-up to attend this event through the Parke-Diem registration form Please select "Errol Heights Park" when entering your information on this form.

Groups larger than 5 people can sign up via the Friends of Trees Group Registration Form.

Please contact Jenny or Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have any questions or need more information. We look forward to seeing you out there!

Contact Name: 
Jenny or Randi
Contact Phone: 
503-595-0213
Contact Email: 
volunteer@friendsoftrees.org
Cost: 
FREE!

Join the Friends of Trees Fun as we Plant Trees at Browns Ferry Park (Tualatin)!

Saturday, November 19, 2016 -
8:45am to 1:00pm
Friends of Trees
Address: 
6159 SW Nyberg Ln
Tualatin, OR 97062
United States
Park/Trail: 

Join Friends of Trees as we partner with the City of Tualatin and Clean Water Services to plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs at Browns Ferry Park! This planting is part of the Tree For All campaign which has planted over three million native plants in the Tualatin River Watershed in the past decade! Clean Water Services, Friends of Trees, thousands of volunteers, other non-profits, city partners, and private landowners will be working together this season to continue the success of this program.

Please arrive around 8:45am to be registered and assigned to a crew. There will be a short walk from the parking lot to the project area. The event will start promptly at 9:00am. We provide breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee, as well as gloves, tools and guidance. Please come dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy, closed toe shoes and get ready to have fun!

Looking to volunteer as a group? RSVPs are kindly requested for groups of more than 5 people - registration is simple via our online Group Registration Form.

RSVPs are not required for individuals or groups of 4 or fewer -- you may simply show up!

Please contact Jenny or Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have any questions or need more information. We look forward to seeing you out there!

Contact Name: 
Randi or Jenny
Contact Phone: 
503-595-0213
Contact Email: 
volunteer@friendsoftrees.org
Venue: 
Brown's Ferry Park
Cost: 
FREE!

Plant Native Trees at Woodhaven Park with Friends of Trees! (Sherwood)

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
8:45am to 1:00pm
Friends of Trees
Address: 
23520 SW Pinehurst Dr
Sherwood, OR 97140
United States
Park/Trail: 

Join Friends of Trees at Woodhaven City Park this season in partnership with Tualatin Riverkeepers, the City of Sherwood, and Clean Water Services. This planting is part of the Tree For All campaign which has planted over three million native plants in the Tualatin River Watershed in the past decade! Clean Water Services, Friends of Trees, thousands of volunteers, other non-profits, city partners, and private landowners will be working together this season to continue the success of this program.

Please arrive around 8:45am to be registered and assigned to a crew. The event will start promptly at 9:00am. We provide breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee, as well as gloves, tools and guidance. Please come dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy, closed-toe shoes and get ready to have fun!

Looking to volunteer as a group? RSVPs are kindly requested for groups of more than 5 people - registration is easy via our Group Registration Form.

RSVPs are not required for groups of 4 or less. Please contact Jenny or Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have any questions or need more information.

We look forward to seeing you out there!

Contact Name: 
Randi or Jenny
Contact Phone: 
503-595-0213
Contact Email: 
volunteer@friendsoftrees.org
Venue: 
Woodhaven Park
Cost: 
FREE!

Plant Native Seedlings with Friends of Trees at the Sandy River Delta (Troutdale)!

Saturday, November 5, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Friends of Trees
Address: 
Sandy River Delta Park
Troutdale, OR 97060
United States
Park/Trail: 

Ready to get outside? Want to be a part of planting hundreds of seedlings and young trees? Then join Friends of Trees this Saturday at the Sandy River Basin for planting fun!

Friends of Trees is partnering with the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council and Friends of the Sandy River Delta with support from the US Forest Service, Ash Creek Forestry Management, PGE's Habitat Fund, Daimler, the Portland Trailblazers, and the Jubitz Foundation to continue native seedling plantings at the Sandy River Delta. 

Please arrive around 8:45am to be registered and assigned to a crew. The planting will start promptly at 9:00am. We provide breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee, as well as gloves, tools and guidance. Please come dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy closed-toe shoes and get ready to have fun!

Looking to volunteer as a group? RSVPs are kindly requested for groups of more than 5 people - click HERE to do so. RSVPs are not required for individuals or groups of 4 or fewer -- you can simply show up!

Please contact Jenny or Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have any questions or need more information. We look forward to seeing you out there!

Contact Name: 
Randi or Jenny
Contact Phone: 
503-595-0213
Contact Email: 
volunteer@friendsoftrees.org
Cost: 
FREE!

Friends of Trees Planting Volunteers Needed: Brown's Ferry Park (Tualatin)!

Saturday, October 22, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
Friends of Trees
Address: 
6159 SW Nyberg Ln
Tualatin, OR 97062
United States

Planting season has arrived and Friends of Trees is heading to Tualatin to plant native trees and shrubs at Brown's Ferry Park! Volunteers are needed to join in on the fun and help make a lasting impact on your community's natural spaces!

This planting is part of the Tree For All campaign which has planted over three million native plants in the Tualatin River Watershed in the past decade! Clean Water Services, Friends of Trees, thousands of volunteers, other non-profits, city partners, and private landowners will be working together this season to continue the success of this program. 

Please arrive around 8:45am to be registered and assigned to a crew. There will be a short walk from the parking lot to the project area. The event will start promptly at 9:00am. We provide breakfast snacks and hot chocolate/coffee, as well as gloves, tools and guidance. Please come dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy, closed toe shoes and get ready to have fun!

Looking to volunteer as a group? RSVPs are kindly requested for groups of more than 5 people - click HERE to do so. RSVPs are not required for individuals or groups of 4 or fewer -- you may simply show up!

Please contact Jenny or Randi at (503) 595-0213 if you have any questions or need more information. We look forward to seeing you out there!

Contact Name: 
Randi or Jenny
Contact Phone: 
503-595-0213
Contact Email: 
volunteer@friendsoftrees.org
Cost: 
FREE!

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