Arbor Month Tree City USA Celebration 2018 – Nadaka Nature Park

Join us in celebrating Arbor Month in April as we begin our tenth year as a Tree City USA. The Green Gresham, Healthy Gresham partnership with Friends of Trees and Multnomah County will host this Rockwood Neighborhood tree-planting event, which includes a volunteer planting at Nadaka Nature Park.

A potluck lunch for all volunteers will be provided after the neighborhood planting is complete.

Sign up to volunteer or get your own free street tree at friendsoftrees.org/gresham.

The event was made possible in part by a grant from the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District and from our event sponsors, J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co. and Portland General Electric.

Refreshments will be provided. Please bring gloves.

No RSVP required.

For more information about this event, contact Tina Osterink at Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2392.

SOLVE IT For Earth Day Cleanup at Nadaka!- Saturday 4/21

Looking for a way to give back this Earth Day? Join Friends of Nadaka to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park Saturday April 21st 9 AM-12 PM. We will be removing invasive species such as English Ivy from the 10 acre forested portion of the park, doing mulching projects on the front 2-acres and community garden . The event will start with a brief lesson on native and invasive plant species.

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! Activities include: Invasive Plant Removal, Litter Cleanup, Garden Weeding/Cleanup.

Register Here: https://www.solveoregon.org/organization/0011I00000FPapwQAD

Date & Time: Saturday April 21st 9 AM -12 PM

Location: Nadaka Nature Park
17615 NE Glisan St. Gresham Oregon 97230

Meet at the picnic structure on the NE Glisan Street side of the park.

Contact: Monica- Nadaka Nature Park Coordinator at monica@friendsofnadaka.org or 503-956-8558.

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.

 

 

Spring Bird & Nature Walk with Audubon Society of Portland- Saturday, April 28th

Join the Audubon Society and Friends of Nadaka for a family-friendly, guided nature walk, open to both beginners and advanced bird watchers/ naturalists. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, we will have some for you to borrow. Coffee and light refreshment will be provided.

Meet us at the picnic structure. We look forward to seeing you there. For more information about this event contact Monica McAllister at 503-956-8558 or monica@friendsofnadaka.org.
Location: Nadaka Nature Park 17615 NE Glisan St. Portland OR 97230

Dates & Times: Saturday, April 28th: 9 AM-10 AM

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.

Photography by: © Michael J. Andersen, CA, Lake Hodges, San Diego County, Feb. 2010.