FREE Beneficial Insect Workshop with EMSWCD at Nadaka!

Beneficial Insect Workshop
Saturday, November 4th
9 AM-11:30 AM
St. Aidan’s Church – Murdock Hall, 17405 NE Glisan St.
Join us for a free workshop on beneficial insects and  learn how they work around the clock to protect your garden from pests. Meet the diverse cast of predators that provide free pest control, discover plant types and management practices that provide food, water, and shelter to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive.

This event is presented by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District and hosted bySt. Aidan’s Episcopal Church and Friends of Nadaka.

For more information about this event contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or

A Red Admiral (Vanessa Atalanta) butterfly on some Douglas aster flowers. Native plants are very important for native and migratory pollinators. – Photo Courtesy of EMSWCD. 

No Ivy Day Cleanup at Nadaka!

Come lend a hand to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park with Friends of Nadaka’s Annual No Ivy Day Saturday, October 28th  at 9 AM! We will be removing English Ivy and other invasive plants from the 10 acre forested portion of the park.

Tools, gloves, and light refreshments will be provided. Dress to work in natural areas: long pants and closed-toe sturdy shoes. Please bring a water bottle and a friend!

Please Register Here:

We look forward to seeing you there. For more information about this event contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or


Location: Nadaka Nature Park 17615 NE Glisan St. Portland OR 97230

Dates & Times: Saturday, 10/28,  9am-12pm

There are two locations for parking.

1) St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church parking lot next to Nadaka Nature Park located at 17405 NE Glisan Street Gresham, OR 97230.

2) Nadaka Nature Park’s north entrance is at NE Pacific Street and 176th. You may park in the neighborhood and follow the path through the forest to get to the picnic structure.