Tree Vandalism

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… Continue reading Tree Vandalism

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Douglas Fir – Pseudotsuga menziesii

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… Continue reading Douglas Fir – Pseudotsuga menziesii

Board Election Jan. 22

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.  

Chimney/Pier Park Communications

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

Parke Diem at Pier Park

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… Continue reading Parke Diem at Pier Park

Mulch the Sequoia Grove

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… Continue reading Mulch the Sequoia Grove