CALLING ALL MEDFORD PARKS CLEANUP VOLUNTEERS! Join us at a Medford Park this weekend. Please join us for these events that mean so much to our City’s keeping our rivers and streams clean and healthy. Your continuing efforts are appreciated!
Join this Cleanup and Education Event!
You will be given further details by contacting Michael by email or phone. Many thanks, Michael (541) 774-2695 email@example.com
What to do: Please join us to save mature trees by removing invasive ivy, and improve habitat for plants and creatures, including humans! General removal of ivy, blackberry, and other invasives from surrounding areas. Nice outdoor activity on beautiful riverfront.
What’s Provided: Tools and gloves will be available, but it is helpful if you can bring your own gloves, hand saws, and loppers/pruners.
What to Bring: Please come wearing a face covering, as per current Covid-19 guidelines. We avoid forming large groups. Bring a filled reusable water bottle and snacks in a backpack, if desired.
Where to meet: 1905 Volpp St. West Linn, OR
What to wear: Comfortable closed-toe shoes. Pants and long sleeves are encouraged. Dress appropriately in layers, for the weather conditions.
Parking: Ample free parking is available at the site.
Bathrooms: There is a public restroom on the premises.
Accessibility: The ground is somewhat uneven, and can be muddy and slippery, so caution is advised when on the dirt trails. It is unfortunately, not suitable for those with ADA needs. Contact: Tom Curran at firstname.lastname@example.org, or text cellphone 916-770-9264, for questions or concerns.
Families are welcome to help the Friends of Maddax Woods clean the trails and garden areas in the park. Make this a monthly tradition! All ages and ability levels are needed. We have tools and gloves and provide donated, individually wrapped refreshments and water for all. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.
Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal, Litter Cleanup, Maintenance & Monitoring, Trail blazing and path paving.
Meet at 5785 River St, West Linn
Google Maps - https://goo.gl/maps/LvPtukm2r9k
Event Details: Join Portland Parks & Recreation's No Ivy League and SOLVE for a morning of invasive species removal in Forest Park. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own face coverings, gloves, hand sanitizer, water and snacks. Tools, gloves, and face coverings will be provided as needed. Volunteers will be required to wear face coverings throughout the event.Volunteers will take a short hike (up to 1 mile) to the site and will be working on uneven ground.
Meeting location will be emailed once you are registered.
Questions: Call or text Mary Verrilli at 503-823-8367
Here are a few tips to get you ready for your stewardship event.
Registration is required for all stewardship events.
Complete a health screening (brief online survey) before attending each event: https://c19oregon.com/
Please volunteer close to home or in your community.
Stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of any contagious illness or have had recent contact with someone exhibiting symptoms of any illness.
Bring a face covering to be worn at the event and maintain at least 6 feet physical distance from others. PP&R will provide face coverings for anyone who doesn’t have their own.
Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own gloves, water and snacks. PP&R will provide tools and gloves for anyone who does not have their own, and training for the days activity.
In order to ensure your comfort and safety, please remember to dress for the weather, wear close-toed shoes, bring a water bottle, and be ready to get dirty!
Unless otherwise noted, all events are family-friendly and all ages are welcome to participate. However, children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult for the duration of the event. We encourage you to attend events with members of your household/family!
While groups are welcome to join many of our regularly scheduled stewardship events, please contact the event coordinator listed in the description before arriving with a large group. This will ensure that there are enough gloves and tools for everyone to work. We are also available to schedule special service events at your group's convenience during the week or on weekends. Learn more about programs for groups.
Detrash Portland and SOLVE are teaming up for another amazing trash pick up event! The Brentwood-Darlington by Whitman Elementary School is near SE 82nd street, Cartlandia, and the Springwater Corridor bike path. A lot of trash builds in this area and it could really use our help. We are once again asking our amazing volunteer network to join us in helping make Portland a little cleaner.
Date: Saturday, January 16th
Time: 10am to 12:30pm
Place: Whitman Elementary School
7326 SE Flavel St, Portland, OR 97206
We will be meeting in front of Whitman Elementary School under the covered overhang by the flag pole.
Advanced Registration: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (Green Button Below) ahead of time so we know how many volunteers to expect and to fill out the volunteer waiver form. You can show up a little before or after 10 am for a staggered check-in as well if you would like to avoid the initial sign-in rush.
What is provided: Detrash Portland will provide all volunteers with gloves, trash grabbers, bags, and high-vis vests.
What to bring: We recommend that all participants come dressed for the weather. Bring a jacket and wear closed-toed shoes.
Is this event safe?: Yes! We take COVID very seriously. We also strictly adhere to all recommended safety standards.
All volunteers MUST WEAR A MASK! We will be observing social distancing throughout this event so please keep that in mind and maintain a 6 feet distance between yourself and other volunteers.
That being said, we still feel that picking up trash is one of the safest activities that we can participate in during this pandemic. All events are 100% outdoors and all volunteers are instructed to follow the guidelines stated above.
Parking: Street parking is available here and the parking lot may also be open.
Accessibility: The check-in location will be located in an area that is wheelchair accessible. The majority of the work area for the cleanup will be on city streets and sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible.
Bathrooms: There is no bathroom available at the school but there are 2 markets just down the street at the intersection of SE Flavel and 72nd with bathrooms available to the public.
This event is family-friendly. Children under 14 are welcome if accompanied by an attentive adult. It is also dog friendly.
If you have any questions feel free to message me or email Peter Brewer at email@example.com.
Hope to see you there! Look for the signs and volunteers wearing high-vis vests.
Let's come together to take care of this well loved multi-use path and watch the birds while we remove harmful litter from the habitat. Volunteers will gather at the Smith & Bybee Lakes refuge, Interlake Parking Area and have a safety talk before heading out for the cleanup. Families are welcome to attend. A SOLVE staff member will be onsite the whole time, assisting in the cleanup and helping to point out the incredible bird life that call the Columbia Slough home.
When: Sat, January 16th, 2020 from 10:30am - 1:00pm
Advanced Registration: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (Green Button Below) ahead of time so we know how many volunteers to expect and to fill out the volunteer waiver form.
Meeting Location: Volunteers will be meeting at Smith & Bybee Lakes refuge, Interlake Parking Area at the bathroom/ picnic shelter. MAP.
What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers and vinyl gloves are provided to all participants that need them.
What to Bring: Please come wearing closed-toed shoes, with a filled reusable water bottle, a backpack, snack, and enough clothes to stay warm and dry. All cleanup supplies will be provided by SOLVE. Feel free to bring the following items to help us reduce the number of disposable supplies we distribute: reusable bag or 5-gallon bucket, garden or work gloves, litter grabber.
Restrooms: Public restrooms will not be available during this event. Please plan accordingly.
Accessibility: The check in location will be located in an area that is wheelchair accessible. The majority of the work area for the cleanup will be on city streets and sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible.
Parking: Free parking.
Contact: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.