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Parks Stewardship Opportunities
We need your helping hands!
Stewardship works with volunteer Friends Groups to protect and restore the natural areas in our parks and open spaces. New events are added regularly to this web site, please check back for updates. The City Calendar also lists current and future Stewardship events.
Want to coordinate a group volunteer opportunity to give Mother Nature a helping hand? Contact Babs Hamachek, Parks Stewardship Coordinator, at 503-534-5697 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please wear long pants, have sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.Please bring a reusable water bottle and heavy-duty gloves. Before arriving, please fill out the Stewardship Volunteer Waiver (CLICK HERE).
Get ready to dig in and restore the natural areas! Help us to
Plant Native Species
Remove Invasive Species
Learn about Native Birds, Plants, and Habitats
Grab a Friend, Put on Your Work Boots, and Get Out There!
WE HAVE MOVED!
Can YOU find these gnomes hiding in 3 park natural areas? The Stewardship gnomes roam to new natural areas each month. Click "Read More" to discover details about where they are hiding!
In JULY, explore these natural areas to find Blossom, Greenie and Oak:
- Bryant Woods
East Waluga Park
Luscher Farm Natural Area
Haven't You Heard? We have all new Biographies!
Check them out on our pages, and learn about new native flora and fauna while you are there!
A hearty "Thank You" to all of our Stewardship Volunteers! Check out the many accomplishments of our dedicated volunteers by viewing snapshots and summaries of past stewardship events here!
September 27, Friday, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Join Friends of Springbrook Park and learn about nature as you walk though the woods. Exploration buckets and a fun time are provided!
October 4, Friday, 10:30 - 11:30a
Join Friends of Springbrook Park and learn about leaves as you walk though the woods. Exploration buckets and a fun time are provided!
October 12, Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Plant native species with Friends of Southwood Park. Native species provide food and shelter to pollinators and bug eaters, which benefits the natural habitat. Watch for deer and owls in this natural oasis! Give a hoot and help restore the habitat!