Final Planting Day 2021

We Need Your Help Saturday Morning … Rain or Shine We are in our final push to finish up planting native plants at Pier Park. Thank you to adult volunteers and the kids at Sitton Grade School, over half of the plants we purchased through the three community grants are in the ground. That leaves… Continue reading Final Planting Day 2021

Heritage Tree Bike Tours August 7th

Come join this fun bike ride on safe routes, learn about Heritage Trees in North Portland, and meet your neighbors. You are invited to join the Arbor Lodge Tree Team and North Portland Parks Advisory Group on bike rides featuring Heritage Trees in North Portland parks. When: Saturday, August 7th Start Time for South Loop: 10 am. Meet… Continue reading Heritage Tree Bike Tours August 7th

Please Leash Your Dogs at Pier Park

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We love to see dogs enjoying time with their humans in Pier Park; whether walking a loop on our paths, accompanying disc golfers for a casual round, or passing through on the way to the Chimney Park off-leash dog area, it’s great to see you out in the park together. However, we need to remind everyone that,… Continue reading Please Leash Your Dogs at Pier Park

Friends of Pier Park Receives Three Grants for Park Projects

We’ve got some great news! Recently, we were awarded three community grants for park enhancements and operating costs from three generous, new partners–Portland Garden Club, Bureau of Environmental Services with Portland State University Indigenous Nations Studies, and Portland Parks Foundation– to benefit our entire community. All funds will go toward bringing more beauty, diversity, and… Continue reading Friends of Pier Park Receives Three Grants for Park Projects

Pier Park Pick-Up 2021

It will look a little different this year with all of us wearing face masks and keeping social distance, but our annual Earth Day Pier Park Pick-Up is on track for another year of fun! Celebrating Earth Day In 2007 Friends of Pier Park hosted our first SOLVE-IT Earth Day event, now called Oregon Spring… Continue reading Pier Park Pick-Up 2021

2020 Year-End Report

Friends of Pier Park 2020 Annual Report Although 2020 was a most trying year, and we still have a way to go before things feel normal, it’s worth reflecting on last year’s accomplishments, disappointments, and focus areas for the coming year. Centennial Celebration The land for Pier Park was purchased in 1920, therefore, in 2019… Continue reading 2020 Year-End Report