Let's come together to help keep Portland clean and healthy! Join us for a Keep it Pretty, Rose City cleanup in Downtown Portland.
Volunteers will have a safety debrief before gathering into groups and beginning the cleanup. Families are welcome to attend. A SOLVE staff member will be on site for the duration of the cleanup, assisting in the cleanup activity and speaking about the environmental consequences litter causes.
Keep it Pretty, Rose City! is an opportunity to join a city-wide initiative to cleanup Portland. All cleanup supplies and materials will be provided, including litter grabbers and work gloves. Please arrive with closed toed shoes and dressed for the weather.
Meet at: SOLVE Office, 2000 SW 1st Avenue, Portland OR 97201.
Map of meeting location.
For a list of all upcoming Keep It Pretty, Rose City events, click here.
Join Portland Parks & Recreation's No Ivy League and SOLVE for a morning of planting and invasive species removal in Forest Park. Tools, gloves, instruction, coffee/tea and snacks will be provided. Please dress for the weather, bring rain gear, wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. Volunteers will be working off trail and on uneven ground.
Meeting location: Volunteers will meet at the Holman Lane entrance to Forest Park located at NW Aspen Ave and NW Raleigh St. Parking is available along NW Aspen Ave. Please be considerate of the neighbors and refrain from using their driveways as a turn around. MAP
Join volunteers for this monthly Third Saturday Cleanup in Northwest Portland. Pick up litter and remove graffiti in the area. Join us for some coffee and conversation afterward. Thank you to Trader Joe's for donating disposal.
Volunteers should come prepared with work gloves on cold days.
Activities include: Litter Cleanup
Meet at 115 NW 22nd Ave. Portland, OR
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/YAp5XvMv6tq
Help restore a beautiful nature park that has become overrun by English Ivy and other invasives. Tools, gloves, and instructions will be provided, . Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. All individuals and groups are encouraged to sign up. The native trees and plants need your help.
Activities include: Invasive plant removal.
Meet at Burnside Park, 6275 Holmes St. West Linn, OR
Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/p3stmnCe8pk
Including hosting distinct trees from all 50 states - The Columbia Children's Arboretum has a unique character and history, be a part of shaping its future! Join us and our friends at Portland Parks & Rec. in our work to continue restoration on this unique property. Volunteers will have the opportunity to take part in invasive plant removal and native plant planting!
This event runs rain or shine! Be sure to dress for the weather and bring water, rain gear and sturdy shoes. Snacks, tools, training and gloves will be provided. Registration is requested.
Parking:Volunteers should park and enter from NE 6th Dr. (the address of the park, 10040 NE 6th Dr). Follow the event signs to the meet up spot.
Notes on accessibility: The site is about an 8 minute walk from the parking area. The site itself is wooded and uneven with woody debris. There is no restroom on site, but there will be a portable restroom available for use.
This is a great group volunteering opportunity! The Columbia Slough Watershed Council is happy to help your company or organization schedule your next employee community service day.
See more details and REGISTER for event here!
CALLING ALL MEDFORD PARKS AND GREENWAY CLEANUP VOLUNTEERS!
Join us at Bear Creek Park on 1/19, from 9:30 am to 12 noon.
Please join us for these events that mean so much to our City’s maintaining a positive public image and keeping our rivers and streams clean and healthy. Your continuing efforts, as in the past, are appreciated!
You will be given further details by contacting Michael by email or phone.