Trail Sustainability Institute: Planting at Gateway Green – 3/2

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Trail Sustainability Institute: Planting at Gateway Green – 3/2

March 2 @ 10:00 am 1:00 pm

Join us for a fun day of planting & restoration with partners PP&R, Friends of Gateway Green & Warpaint Outdoors.

Join us on Saturday, March 2, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation, Friends of Gateway Green & Warpaint Outdoors for a fun-filled planting day at Gateway Green Park. This event is a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers to come together and contribute to the sustainability of our trails.

Whether you are a seasoned planter or a beginner, everyone is welcome to participate in this hands-on planting activity to improve the natural habitat. All ages and families are welcome (no dogs, please).

At this event, you will have the chance to learn about sustainable trail maintenance practices. Our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through planting, teach you valuable techniques, and provide insights into trail sustainability.

So, grab your gloves (loaners provided) and join us for a day of camaraderie and environmental stewardship. Together, we can make a difference and ensure a greener future for our trails.

We look forward to seeing you!

Where to Meet:

Meet at the North End of the Nature Play area near the storage containers before 10:00 a.m. for check-in. The safety meeting will promptly start at 10:00 a.m., so please be prepared.

Getting to the Park:

Ride your bike or take public transportation (check Trimet MAX Improvements Project). Parking is available at the Fred Meyer parking lot on NE 99th & NE Pacific. From there, head to the Gateway Transit Center, connect with the 205 Multi-use path and head North. The park entrance is about 1.5 miles from the transit center. We ask that you do not park in neighboring residential areas.

What to Bring:

Work clothes, Long pants (no shorts), Boots, Eye Protection & Gloves

Jacket (be prepared)

Hard hat or bike helmet

Water & Snacks

Tools will be provided.

Once registered, please sign the waiverTrail Sustainability Institute: Planting at Gateway Green

Questions? Email: [email protected]