Nadaka Park’s Community Garden

Nadaka Park’s Community Garden recently mentioned in The Outlook.

If you missed this garden workshop, the next one is Shutting Down the Garden on Thursday, September 21 @5:30pm-7:00pm. Rain or shine.  It will include information on preparing your garden for winter, cover crops and mulch.  The workshop is FREE.

Register at:

or by calling 971-231-4191.


6th Annual Nadaka Community Festival

6th Annual Nadaka Community Festival -Saturday August 20th 12pm-3pm

Everyone is welcome to the 6th Annual Nadaka Community Festival to be held at Nadaka Nature Park in Gresham on August 20th from Noon to 3:00pm.   Portland Audubon’s live educational birds will be there and we’ll have activities for all ages.  Free hot dogs (while they last), face painting and the Aztec dancers will perform in the meadow.  Community groups will have information tables.

Large Festival Flyer 2016

Address: 17615 NE Glisan Street, Gresham, OR 97230. Enter at NE 175th & NE Pacific where there is parking in the neighborhood or NE 175th & NE Glisan with parking in St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church parking lot.  Also parking available on the south side of NE Glisan at NE 176th in the neighborhood.  Crosswalk available across NE Glisan.Nadaka Community Festival 2014


Slough Celebration Gala Invitation

Join the Friends of Nadaka at the Columbia Slough Watershed Council’s Slough Celebration Gala event on February 5, 2016.  Its really exciting that the Nadaka Park & Garden Project will be receiving an Achievement Award.  longhouse

Click here for more information and to order your tickets now.

Nadaka Festival Committee Meeting

Everyone invited to attend the Nadaka Festival Committee Meeting to help make plans for the 5th Annual Nadaka Community Festival which will be held on Saturday, August 22nd this year.  With the addition of the community garden, nature based play area, covered picnic shelter, etc this promises to be the best Nadaka Festival ever.  We need lots of volunteers to make this happen and that means you!

Nadaka Grand Opening Celebration

Official grand opening celebration.  Come and see the development of the 2 acre site at the South edge of Nadaka Nature Park.  The Audubon Society of Portland’s Education birds will be there together with activities for the whole family and light refreshments.

Community Garden Open Enrollment

Come register for a plot in the Nadaka Community Garden for only $25/year.  Meet your fellow gardeners while enjoying a potluck style meal provided by Friends of Nadaka and Outgrowing Hunger.  Open to all community members but is geared toward those with limited access to internet, computers, or who simply have questions about registration and the garden.

SOLVE Cleanup Scheduled at Nadaka

DSCN3929Come out to Nadaka on Saturday, April 18th beginning at 9:00am until Noon to participate in the SOLVE cleanup.  Go to the SOLVE website to pre-register for this event.

Tools and gloves will be provided as well as refreshments for volunteers.  Its a great opportunity to improve Nadaka and make new friends.  You will also get a chance to see the new two acre addition to the park which includes a nature based play area, community garden and picnic shelter.

East Hill Church Volunteers at Nadaka

East Hill Church in Gresham participated in a cleanup at Nadaka Nature Park on Saturday, August 23, 2014.  We had 25 volunteers from the church and neighborhood who worked a total of 95 hours.  These hours are important for our matching grants. East Hill provided food and drinks for all the volunteers.

The future community garden was weeded and volunteers worked on the new trail thru the woods from the Pine Square Apartments which was needed due to construction.