No Ivy Day October 28th

We are hosting No Ivy Day at Pier Park on Saturday, October 28th from 9 AM to Noon. Join Friends of Pier Park and Hands On Portland in a regional effort to remove this invasive tree killer.   Use this link to register for No Ivy Day at Pier Park! Register first. You will see this message:“In order to sign… Continue reading No Ivy Day October 28th

Summer Concert Volunteers Needed

Friends of Pier Park is a small group working hard to host summer concerts. We could use help setting up and taking down the stage before and after the shows and staffing our information table during the concerts. If you can help on either of the remaining two concert days, contact us here by email… Continue reading Summer Concert Volunteers Needed

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Thank You Pamplin School of Business

On Saturday, March 12th over 60 University of Portland, Pamplin School of Business students did a tremendous job helping to keep Pier Park a special place. Thank you! The amount of work they accomplished; spreading mulch and gravel, pulling Ivy and other invasive species, and collecting trash throughout the park, was impressive.  Now that they’ve… Continue reading Thank You Pamplin School of Business

Volunteer Opportunity 4/20

Mark your calendars, we have a volunteer opportunity coming up on SATURDAY, APRIL 20th, 2019  FROM 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM in honor of Earth Day.   Since 2007 Friends of Pier Park has hosted the annual Pier Park Pick-Up to help with litter cleanup and invasive plant removal at Pier Park. Some years Stumptown Disc… Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity 4/20

Thank You – No Ivy Day Volunteers

Saturday October 27th, Friends of Pier Park hosted a volunteer opportunity in support of Portland Parks and Recreation’s No Ivy Day. Thank you for all of those who came out and volunteered to help beautify the park. Volunteers participated in several different activities including ivy removal, planting, spreading gravel, rebuilding stairs, and picking up limbs.… Continue reading Thank You – No Ivy Day Volunteers

No Ivy Day on October 27th

Molly Rausch, UP student, assisting in the removal of Ivy in 2017

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… Continue reading No Ivy Day on October 27th