Archive | Pier Park Pick-Up

No Ivy Day on October 27th

This year Friends of Pier Park is participating in No Ivy Day on October 27th, hosted by Portland Parks & Recreation. The legacy of invasive English ivy removal in Portland is celebrating their 15th year! Join Portland Parks & Recreation and Friends of Pier Park in removing invasive non-native species as well as beautification projects around […]

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Pier Park Pick-Up 2016 Recap

April 23rd was the perfect day for the annual Pier Park Pick-Up. Volunteers from the disc golf community, New Seasons, TriMet, Community Inspired Professionals, and SOLVE came out. In all, 26 adults and six youth participated, clearing a 1/4 acres of blackberries and ivy and removing 15 bags of trash. Healthy treats and coffee were […]

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Do Something Good for Earth Day

On Saturday, April 23rd, join Friends of Pier Park, volunteers from the neighborhood, disc golf players, and many others to improve pathways through Pier Park, protect trees from errant discs, remove invasive plants, clear the tennis courts, etc. We will have delicious donuts from Tulip Pastry Shop, coffee from Starbucks, and plenty of smiles! Fun […]

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Rewards of Consistency

When we first imagined the Pier Park Pick-Up we knew it would take more than our ragtag board of volunteers to tackle the invasive ivy that covered the hillside along one sheltered valley and was established at the north end of the park as well. We knew we needed help. The encroaching ivy was a […]

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Chimney/Pier Park Bridge Project meeting April 24th

Portland Parks and Recreation is hosting this meeting on Wednesday, April 24th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the St. Johns Community Center. This is your chance to understand how construction of the pedestrian/bike bridge will impact access to and use of both Chimney and Pier Parks from April 2013 to November 2013. Construction impacts may […]

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