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Litter Cleanup, Invasive Plant Removal

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:17+

Lents Monument West Clean-up

Lents Monument Clean-up and Beautification - Town Center West Entry

The Lents Neighborhood Association, in partnership with local businesses and nonprofits, is hosting a neighborhood clean-up event improving the safety, sanitation, and beautification of the Lents West Monument and entry to Lents Town Center from 88th to 92nd, Ellis to Tolman. This event is intended to clear litter, debris, and invasive tree species from the area.


 


Private or Public?: Public
The Lents Neighborhood Association, in partnership with local businesses and nonprofits, is hosting a neighborhood clean-up event improving the safety, sanitation, and beautification of the Lents West Monument and entry to Lents Town Center from 88th to 92nd, Ellis to Tolman. This event is intended to clear litter, debris, and invasive tree species from the area.

Date: & Time: July 24, 2021, 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Meeting Location: Lents Body Shop Parking Lot, 9038 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97266

What’s Provided: The LNA will be providing COVID safety equipment (masks, gloves), hand sanitizer stations, bottled water, and snacks. SOLVE provides trash grabbers, trash bags, work gloves, and high vis-vests. Lents Body Shop is donating parking space for volunteers. Lents Body Shop and Portland Motorworks are donating trash removal via space in their dumpsters. East Portland Collective is providing education on invasive plant species. Green Lents Tool Library is providing weeding tools for monument beautification. Additional partners TBA.

What to Bring: Please come wearing a mask, comfortable closed-toed shoes, and bring a filled reusable water bottle. Pants and long sleeves are encouraged if you are sun-sensitive! Backpack so you can be hands-free, and snacks are recommended. Gardening gloves, if you are interested in removing Tree of Heaven sprouts from the Lents Monument area.

Parking: Parking is available for volunteers at the Lents Body Shop, 9038 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97266

Bathrooms: Bathroom access for volunteers is being coordinated!

Accessibility: This event is partially accessible. Litter clean-up is accessible along neighborhood sidewalks, however the monument is partially landscaped with small rocks (the weeding portion of the event is not accessible).

Individuals must be 16+ to volunteer. Youth volunteers 17 and under will have to sign a separate youth waiver form if they are attending a SOLVE event without a parent.

Contact: Jean Fang, jeanfang.pdx@gmail.com; Lents Neighborhood Association, lentsneighborhood@gmail.com

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
503.844.9571
Tax Id #93-0579286
 
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