Tree vandalism correction

We can all be relieved that vandalism was not the culprit of the sequoia bark removal. According to a letter from Larry Maginnis, the Urban Forestry Supervisor, “I am writing to put your mind to ease in regards to the bark you have found that was removed from the tree.  I visited the site shortly… Continue reading Tree vandalism correction

In Support of Friends of Baltimore Woods

Our mission Friends of Pier Park members are dedicated to the enhancement and protection of Pier Park. As a non-profit group, we advocate for this beautiful park, its public pool, skate park, tennis courts, ball fields, disc golf course and amazing trees. We also organize volunteer work parties in cooperation with Portland Parks and Recreation… Continue reading In Support of Friends of Baltimore Woods

Sequoia tree vandalism

Another case of vandalism to our trees in Pier Park.  This is the second time this tree has been damaged. About two months ago, a much smaller section of bark from the lower section was taken off.  This time, a larger section was pulled off – see images. The affected tree is the 2nd largest… Continue reading Sequoia tree vandalism

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

Free swim lessons at Pier Pool

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.