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Opportunity Details

Oaks Bottom Clean-up - September 2022

Join Friends of Oaks Bottom, SOLVE and Portland Parks and Recreation to keep Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge clean for trail users and wildlife! Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge is a 163-acre floodplain wetland that sits along the east bank of the Willamette River, OR, and is the largest remaining natural area within the lower reach of the Willamette-providing necessary habitat for fish and wildlife. Native wildlife populations include threatened salmon and more than 175 species of birds. Everyone is welcome; no experience is necessary!

Date & Time: Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9 am to 11:30 am.

Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time so you can sign our electronic waiver to help avoid crowding during check-in.

Meeting Location: Meet in the parking lot to the North Entrance of Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge on Milwaukie Ave., accross from SE Mitchell St. MAP 
The North Entrance to Oaks Bottom is accessible by TRIMET using the MAX orange line, #19 or #70 bus. Street parking is available if the parking lot is full. 

What's Provided: Volunteers will be provided with vinyl gloves, heavy duty garbage bags and litter grabbers.

What to Bring: Please come wearing comfortable closed-toed shoes, and a filled reusable water bottle. Bring gloves and a litter grabber if you have them. Otherwise, we will provide them for you.  

Bathrooms: There is a porta potty in the parking lot at the entrance to Oaks Bottom.

Accessibility: The clean-up will take place on dirt trails and in fields, which may not be accessible for wheelchairs. 

Contact: For questions or more information, contact Heather at

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