Second Annual Community Conservation and Repair Fair at MHCC on Saturday, May 12!

Mark your calendar for the Second Annual Community Conservation and Repair Fair at MHCC on Saturday, May 12! This is a free event and open to the entire community.

Held in the Yoshida Event Center, the MHCC conservation fair will offer information and resources on living more sustainably, reducing your environmental footprint, and accessing regional conservation-oriented tools and organizations. Participate in free exhibits and a prize drawing, bring broken items for fixing in the repair café, and grab a snack!

Bring your broken household items and have volunteers fix them for free. Suggested items include:

Bicycles
Small Appliances
Electronics
Clothing and Fabric Items

Date: Saturday, May 12th

Time: 11 AM -2 PM

Address: Yoshida Event Center -26000 SE Stark St., Gresham Oregon 97030

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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.

Spring Plant Swap- Intercambio de Plantas! Saturday 3/10 from 10 AM to 12 PM!

Join friends and neighbors to swap seeds or plants for your garden TOMORROW from 10 AM- 12 PM! Receive a free native plant while supplies last. Bring labeled plants or seeds to swap. Gardening experts will be available to help!

Unase a amigos y vecinos para compartir plantas gratis para agregar a su jardin mañana 10 AM hasta 12 PM! Recibe una planta gratis que ayuda a polinizadores. Trae plantas o semillas con identificación para intercambiar. Expertos en jardinería estarán disponibles para ayudar!

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Location: St. Aidan’s Church Parking Lot/ Nadaka Nature Park

Time: 10 AM to 12 PM

With: EMSWCD, Audubon Society of Portland, Backyard Habitat Certification Program, City of Gresham, and St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church!

Welcome Back Vulture Day Festival with Audubon Society of Portland at Nadaka/St. Aidan’s Church!

Join us for a free day of fun for the whole family as we celebrate the Turkey Vulture’s return to Oregon this spring. Learn about vultures in our community, meet a real Turkey Vulture, and enjoy vulture-themed activities. Snacks & drinks provided. This event is free and family-friendly.

Cost: Free
When: March 17, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Location: Nadaka Nature Park and St. Aidan’s Church 17405 NE Glisan St Portland, OR 97230

Did you notice you only see Turkey Vultures in Portland-Metro in the spring and summer? That’s because they migrate to warmer climates in the winter. Now it’s time to welcome them back! Around the world, vultures are facing hazards in the wild and their numbers are dwindling. It’s up to us to help save and protect them!

Welcome Back Vulture Day is filled with fun and educational activities:

Vulture crafts and masks
Vulture-themed games
Storytelling
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Snacks and drinks
Meet Ruby, Portland Audubon’s Turkey Vulture, up close (along with our other education birds)
Compare your “wingspan” to a California Condor
Come and help us celebrate the beauty of vultures!

For more information, contact: akinnard@audubonportland.org.

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Evento a Plantar Con La Comunidad en Nadaka- 10 de Febrero

Estás buscando para una manera para disfrutar en la naturaleza y hacer una diferencia en su comunidad? Únete a Friends of Nadaka para nuestro Evento a Plantar Con La Comunidad para restaurar un hábitat saludable en el Parque Nadaka. Los voluntarios plantarán arbustos nativos como Oregon Grape, y Thimbleberry. Las plantas nativas ayudan a filtrar los contaminantes, proporcionan sombra y mejoran el hábitat de peces y vida silvestre.

Se proveerán herramientas, plantas, guantes, y refrescos. Vestirse para trabajar en áreas naturales: pantalones largos, ropa caliente, y zapatos con los dedos de los pies cerrados. Por favor traiga una botella de agua y un amigo!

Registrar Aqui: https://www.solveoregon.org/opportunity/a0C1I000005PrHBUA0  o llama a 503-956-8558.

Cuando: Sábado, 10 de Febrero, 9 AM hasta 12 PM

Dónde: 17615 NE Glisan Street Portland, OR 97230

Reunirte al refugio de picnic situado en el frente parte del parque a lado de NE Glisan St.

Hay dos locaciones para estacionando tu coche.

  • En la área de grava entre Nadaka y St. Aidan’s Episcopal Iglesia a 17405 NE Glisan Street Gresham, OR 97230.
  • Al entrada norte de Nadaka Parque a NE Pacific St. y 176th. Puedes estacionar tu coche dentro el barrio y seguir el camino de grava a través del bosque para llegar al refugio de picnic.

Nadaka Community Planting Event- February 10th 

Nadaka Community Planting Event- February 10th 

Looking for a way to get outside and make a difference in your community? Join Friends of Nadaka for our Community Planting Event to restore a healthy habitat at Nadaka Nature Park. Volunteers will be planting native shrubs like Oregon Grape and Thimbleberry! Native plantings help filter pollutants, provide shade, and improve fish and wildlife habitat. This is a great way to meet other community members dedicated to improving local green spaces and nature!

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

Register Here: https://www.solveoregon.org/opportunity/a0C1I000005PrHBUA0 or call at 503-956-8558.

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Date & Time: Saturday, February 10th 9 AM – 12 PM

Location: 17615 NE Glisan Street Portland, OR 97230

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

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.

Siembra la Cena- Curso de Jardinería Gratis!

!Creciendo verduras en un presupuesto. Aprenda maneras de bajo costo para construir un suelo saludable, planificar su zona de jardín, elegir los cultivos, cuidar de su jardín, y cosechar su recompensa!

Inscribirse Aquí: https://siembralacenanadaka2018.eventbrite.com

Cuando: Los JUEVES a las 6:00 hasta 8:00 PM; 15 de Febrero hasta 22 de Marzo

Dónde: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, 97230. Se imparte en un salón con visitas al Jardín Comunitario de Nadaka.

Quién: Las clases están abiertas a los participantes adultos interesados en aprender como practicar la horticultura en un presupuesto

Es necesario para inscribirse. Comuníquese con Monica a monica@friendsofnadaka.org o 503-956-8558.

Detalles: Por favor, comprométase a asistir a las seis clases. Los participantes recibirán un libro, semillas, y más gratis.

Esta clase es una colaboración con Oregon Food Bank, Friends of Nadaka, y St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church.