Here in Pier Park there is a significant grouping of 29 giant sequoias and one coastal redwood located upon a knoll at the north end of the park. Giant sequoias are the world’s largest single trees by volume and given the right environment, they are known for their longevity, living up to 3,000 years. These […]
I just want to bring attention to vandalism that was done to one of the small trees in the park. I have no idea who would have done this. It’s upsetting that this kind of destruction has happened. If anyone has any idea who could have done this or how this was done, please share […]
Walk through Pier Park and you find yourself walking under the high canopy of Oregon’s state tree – the Douglas fir. Douglas firs definitely dominate the park’s landscape. Coastal Douglas firs are the 2nd tallest trees in the world (2nd to the Redwood) and can live between 500 – 1000 years old. Douglas firs, named […]
Our nominees for the Friends of Pier Park Board are: Ryan Lynch – Chair Kelly Pergrande – Vice Chair Keola Morley – Treasurer Erin Etchison – Secretary Melissa Swope – Technology Officer Please come on out to the Wednesday, January 22nd meeting at 6:30 pm at the St. Johns Community Center to vote.
Friends of Pier Park is looking for a Chimney Park liaison to the FoPP board. The bridge is coming … let’s keep communication channels open! Please email us at connect@FriendsofPierPark.org.
Join your neighbors, Portland Parks and Friends of Pier Park on Saturday, October 12th for first annual Parke Diem. Park Diem is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit-powered initiative for park-loving people and organizations to unite, achieve, and raise awareness of our park systems’ needs. Click this link to register Activities at this event will include: Disc golf […]
Mulch in the Sequoia Grove – Sept. 14th Join us on Saturday, September 14th from 10am – 1pm to spread mulch throughout the Sequoia Grove. In order to prevent damage to the tender Sequoia roots during the upcoming Chimney/Pier bridge construction, volunteers will spread mulch delivered by Portland Parks. Bring your own work gloves. If […]
Learn to swim FREE June 18 – 21 at any Portland Parks pool … including Pier Park! This session requires walk-in registration tomorrow, Sat, June 15, from 8:00-11:30 AM. Pier Pool is located at 9341 N. St Johns Ave.
The following was submitted by Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong as a Parks summation of the May meeting and trail alignment plan. Hello Friends of Pier Park et al – Please share this information. – Based on the conversation at the Friends of Pier Park meeting, Here are the responses to the comments/requests and the recommendation to move […]
Come to the May Friends of Pier Park meeting on Tuesday the 21st at 6:30 pm at the St. Johns Community Center. Agenda items: Accessible bike path and bridge configuration report Sequoia memorial report and discussion Website report and discussion. All are welcome!