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Clean Sweep Project 2/17

Please join us as we work on a variety of activities to clean sidewalks and other amenities in the Historic Downtown. This is a great way to show your support for our locally-owned small businesses of Downtown and demonstrate your community pride. Come prepared for working in any weather by wearing comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty and closed-toed shoes. Please bring a refillable water bottle and work gloves if you have them. Please contact EJ at ej@downtownhillsboro.org if you are interested in bringing a larger group to participate.

Hillsboro, OR

2/17/19 12:00 PM

Devil's Punchbowl Microplastic Cleanup!

Join us at Devil's Punch Bowl State Natural Area from 12 PM – 3 PM on February 17th! This area is part of the Otter Rock Marine Reserve, home to tidepools, seals, sea lions, and seabird nesting sites. By volunteering, you can help protect wildlife in this beautiful section of coast! Help us protect marine life and maintain the beauty of our coast. Be prepared by dressing for any weather and wear sturdy shoes. SOLVE will provide bags and gloves as well as some sifters. However, you are encouraged to bring your own reusable bucket/bag, collander, rake, gloves, and water bottle to help reduce plastic waste. We encourage you to be creative with ideas to collect microplastic in the sand - Booms, snow shovels, shovels with a straight edge, netting material, large dust pans, etc. View the "just unbelievable" piles of trash washing up at this site by clicking here. Meet at Devil's Punch Bowl State Natural Area - Otter Rock. Check in is next to the restroom in the first large parking lot. From Lincoln City - Go south out of Lincoln City on Hwy 101 for 16.7 miles. Turn right on Otter Crest Loop (it comes up quickly) then bear left in 400 feet. Turn right onto 1st Street in .2 miles. In .4miles the parking lot will be on the right. From Newport- Head north on HWY 101 approximately 7.5 miles north of Newport. Go left onto Otter crest loop. Go left on 1st street until you reach Devil's Punchbowl (Otter Rock) State Park. Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/5JeWXTaxeiB2

Otter Rock, OR

2/17/19 12:00 PM

Presidents Day Tree Planting at OMSI

Join OMSI and SOLVE as we plant native trees and shrubs along the Willamette River next to OMSI. Help us improve water quality and wildlife habitat and enjoy a morning along the river. All materials will be provided including gloves and tools. Coffee and lunch will be provided and volunteers are encouraged to dress for rain or shine. 9:00am-9:30am – Volunteers arrive, check-in, coffee served in the OMSI Auditorium 9:30-9:45/10am – Orientation from SOLVE at riverbank restoration site 10-12:30pm – Planting & clean-up along OMSI Riverbank 12:30-1:00 – Lunch and depart

Portland, OR

2/18/19 9:00 AM

Oregon Spring Beach Cleanup's Supply Packing Party 2019 pt.1

Volunteer with SOLVE by helping us pack cleanup supplies for our biggest event of the year! On March 23rd thousands of volunteers will go to the Oregon coast in search of marine debris that washed up from winter storms. But before our big event day, we need help in the SOLVE office organizing and packing our cleanup supplies. Volunteers at a Supply Packing Party will help organize supplies as well as assemble supply shipments for our beach captains. Volunteer at a Supply Packing Party and help make another year of Oregon's Spring Beach Cleanup a success!

Portland, OR

2/20/19 10:00 AM

Oregon Spring Beach Cleanup's Supply Packing Party 2019 pt.2

Volunteer with SOLVE by helping us pack cleanup supplies for our biggest event of the year! On March 23rd thousands of volunteers will go to the Oregon coast in search of marine debris that washed up from winter storms. But before our big event day, we need help in the SOLVE office organizing and packing our cleanup supplies. Volunteers at a Supply Packing Party will help organize supplies as well as assemble supply shipments for our beach captains. Volunteer at a Supply Packing Party and help make another year of Oregon's Spring Beach Cleanup a success!

Portland, OR

2/21/19 10:00 AM

Springwater Cooridor trail Cleanup

Let's come together to help keep Portland clean and healthy! Join us for a Keep it Pretty, Rose City cleanup in Southeast 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: Foster Flood Plain Natural Area - a parking area is located off of SE 106th and Foster rd. Map of meeting location. For a list of all upcoming Keep It Pretty, Rose City events, click here.

Portland, OR

2/21/19 11:00 AM

SOLVE

2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
503.844.9571
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