Thank you to all our volunteers who came out Saturday September 19th for our SOLVE Cleanup Event at Nadaka! We were able to remove 20 cubic yards of invasive species/debris, remove litter, and weed the front 2 acres of the park. A special thank you to Jazzy Bagels and community member Janet Lee for donating refreshments for the event! For more ways to volunteer at Nadaka, please email the Nadaka Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing everyone at the park this fall!
On August 22, 2015 Artist, Jean Nagai brought his tie-dyed tent to the 5th Annual Nadaka Community Festival for display at the north end of the nature based play area. Here is a short interview with Jean.
Join Friends of Nadaka and SOLVE to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park. We will be removing invasive species such as English ivy and Himalayan blackberry from the forest. Meet us at the picnic structure at 9AM Saturday September 19th!
Tools, gloves, training and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants, brimmed hat, and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend! Businesses, schools and community groups are welcome!
Activities include:Basic plant ID lesson, invasive plant removal, litter cleanup, weeding the garden and tidying up the nature based play area.
Please register here: http://
Spring SOLVE Event
Thank you to everyone who made this year’s Nadaka Community Festival a marvelous success! This year we had 350- 400 participants and partnered with 22 organizations hosting booths. A shout out to our wonderful performers/artists and volunteers who made this an amazing event! Photos will be posted on the Friends of Nadaka Facebook and website as we receive them. If you have any photos you would like to share from the Festival, feel free to send them in an email to email@example.com or post them on our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing everyone at the park this fall!
Columbia Slough Watershed Council
The Audubon Society of Portland & Talon
St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
The City of Gresham
Eastrose Unitarian Church
East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District
STRYVE- Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere
People, Places, and Things
Albertsons on 181st & Glisan
EartH20 Water Company
CVIP-Citizens Volunteering in Policing
City of Gresham Police Department
Center for Family Success
Cub Scout Pack 214
Springwater Parks & Community District
Rockwood Water People’s Utility
El Programa Hispano
Rockwood Farmers Market
Rockwood Library- Multnomah County Library
East County Basketball Academy
Boys and Girls Club
Performers & Artists
Brad Hirsch – Steel Drum
Russian Folk Music with Natalia Hougan
Jean Nagai- Tie-dye canopy/tent
Interested in being on the Festival Committee for next year? Send your contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love your creativity and support to make the 2016 Festival even more fun!
Everyone is invited to the 5th Annual Nadaka Community Festival to be held on the south two acres of Nadaka and on the meadow. There will be free hot dogs while they last, fun activities for children and families, live music and dancing. There will be an Interpretive Nature Walk with the Audubon Society of Portland from 9am to 10am.
Interested in volunteering? We would love your help! Please contact Monica, Nadaka Coordinator, at email@example.com or 503-956-8558.
Event Date: Saturday, August 22nd
Main Event Time: 12PM – 3PM
Interpretive Nature Walk Time (meet at the picnic structure): 9-10am.
Location: 17615 NE Glisan Street Portland, OR 97230. (Even though the address says Portland the park is located in Gresham).
Entrances/Parking: Parking is available in the Wilkes East neighborhood or in the St. Aidan’s parking lot next to Nadaka. Entrances are at 176th and NE Pacific St. or 176th and NE Glisan St.
Monthly guided Bird Walks at Nadaka Nature Park will help you brush up on your birding basics and identification. This is a family friendly event open to beginners and advance bird watchers. If you have your own binoculars great! If not we will have some for you to borrow! Meet us at the picnic structure at 8am. We look forward to seeing you there.
Nadaka Nature Park has events for everyone to enjoy this week! Join us for our Summer Garden Workshop Tuesday July 28th at 5:30pm, Tadpole Tales Wednesday July 29th at 10:00am, and the Nadaka Cleanup Event Saturday August 1st at 9:00am! We look forward to seeing you at these events! Please spread the word and bring a friend.
Monthly guided Bird Walks at Nadaka Nature Park will help you brush up on your birding basics and identification. This is a family friendly event open to beginners and advance bird watchers. If you have your own binoculars great! If not we will have some for you to borrow! Meet us at the picnic structure this Saturday July 25th 8:00 am. We look forward to seeing you there!
Part-time Surveyors Needed for Nadaka Community Survey in Rockwood
The Columbia Slough Watershed Council, Audubon Society of Portland, and the Friends of Nadaka are looking for qualified candidates to work 10 hours a week helping conduct a community survey at Nadaka Nature Park between July 28 to August 22. The goal of the survey is to collect information on how people are using the park and the types of programs or events they would like to have present at Nadaka. Nadaka Nature Park is located at 17615 NE Glisan St. next to St. Aidan’s Church.
To Apply: Applicants should send a short letter of interest, a resume, and one personal and one professional reference to Jim Labbe by July 16th, 2015. Please put “Nadaka Survey Applicant” in the subject line.
Click the link below for full position description.