The Vancouver’s Ivy Near Elimination (VINE) Squad will combat invasive English ivy every Thursday beginning June 20 to August 15 from 9 am-12 pm.
Squad events will alternate between Leroy Haagen Park in the City of Vancouver and Tenny Creek Park in Clark County. Please review the schedule below for event date and location. Join us for the entire schedule or drop in when you can!
People of all ages are welcome to join VINE Squad, this opportunity is family friendly and great for teens! Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Training, gloves, tools, water, and snacks will be provided.
We will be hosting a "VINE Squad Kick-off" documentary viewing on June 6. If you would like to attend, please be select the box for the event below.
An invasive plant identification walk will take place on June 13 at 5:30 pm at Tenny Creek Park. Clark County Vegetation Management staff will demonstrate best invasive ivy removal practices and identify other invasive plants growing in the park.
Youth 13 and younger can volunteer with a parent or guardian. Teenagers 14 to 17 years old need to have signed minor consent form to volunteer without a parent or guardian: http://tinyurl.com/CityCountyMinorConsentForm Only one minor consent form is required for the entire length of the volunteer opportunity (VINE Squad).
Tenny Creek Park Address: 3105 NE 91st Street, Vancouver, WA 98665
LeRoy Haagen Park Address: NE 9th St, Vancouver, WA 98684
Join Go Lloyd and SOLVE as we clean up the Lloyd Neighborhood. We will start at Holladay Park and then spread out collecting any trash we find. Our hard work will keep harmful litter out of our waterways, protecting wildlife and improving water quality.
All cleanup supplies will be provided. Please bring a filled reusable water bottle, come dressed for the weather, and wear closed-toed shoes.
Cleanup runs from 12pm to 1pm. Please arrive at 11:45am to get checked-in.
Meeting Location: Holladay Park, NE Multnomah St. and NE 11th Ave
This is a self directed cleanup of a stretch of beach along the beautiful Columbia River on Sauvie Island.
Sauvie Island is a federal wildlife preserve and currently supports a biologically diverse association of wildlife which includes at least 275 species of birds, 37 species of mammals, 12 species of reptiles and amphibians. It is also home to many farms that bring us delicious vegetables, fruits and preserves. Sauvie is also home to the Pumpkin Patch!
Bags, gloves, sifters and site safety information will be available on the day of the event. All ages are welcome but youth under 18 will need parental permission to attend alone.
Dress appropriately for the weather and for beach walking. Bring a water bottle! Help us keep this beautiful island clean for everyone to enjoy!
Join the Weed Warrior effort to restore a healthy habitat at Mt. Tabor Park.
The Weed Warrior Stewardship Coordinator and volunteer crew leaders will share their knowledge of the natural habitat, demonstrate how to remove non-native vegetation, and help keep us organized, safe and motivated!
We will make sure that you are comfortable and contribute in ways that match your skills and interests. Wear comfortable clothes that are appropriate for working in natural areas: long pants, long sleeves, brimmed hat to protect from sun/rain, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle. We provide you with tools, gloves, and snacks.
Meet at SE 69th and SE Yamhill, Portland, Picnic Site A.
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CALLING ALL MEDFORD PARKS AND GREENWAY CLEANUP VOLUNTEERS!
Join us at Oregon Hills Park on June 29th, from 9:30 am to 12 noon.
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!
You will be given further details by contacting Michael by email or phone.
We will be cleaning up trash along the trail and cleaning bird nesting boxes and replacing damaged boxes. We will also be spreading more wood chips on the Ken Hay Trail. We will also be removing invasive weeds.
Meet at Lake Ewauna Nature Trail, 205 Riverside Dr. Klamath Falls, OR - map