Stewardship Saturday – Watershed Restoration

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Check out this article written in the Oregon Legal Journal, about our Stewardship Saturday conservation events!:

Click on “article” above, or follow this link: http://www.oregonlegaljournal.com/?p=1039

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Previous Events:

Join the Portland Aquarium on Saturday, April 20th to,celebrate Earth Day during our third Stewardship Saturday event! For this special Earth Day event we will be joining forces with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. Together we will be doing native planting along natural streams and some litter removal at Conifer Parks in Gresham. It will be a day to celebrate the natural areas in the Columbia Slough Watershed. Bring your family and friends to enjoy this incredible outdoor event!

Arrive early for coffee and light snacks. All equipment will be provided. Remember to dress with the possibility of rain and mud.

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A group of volunteers help pick up litter and unwanted debris along the banks of the Clackamas River at Clackamette Park at our second Portland Aquarium/SOLVE Stewardship Saturday. Volunteers collected over 200 pounds of trash including: tangled fishing line and hooks, plastic water bottles, plastic grocery bags, clothing, food wrappers, children’s toys, an old mattress, old tires, among other litter. There is much more to be cleaned up and restored out there!

When: Saturday, April 20th from 10am – 1pm

Where: Meet at Conifer Parks – 143 SE 205th Street Gresham, OR 97030

Who: All Ages!! (preferably walking age) All volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: FREE!

What to bring: Rain gear, warm layers, sturdy shoes, garden gloves (if you have them), water, snacks, and your family and friends!

We respectfully request that all volunteers pre-register before the event. Thank you!

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Contact: Amiana McEwen

Email: amiana@portlandaquarium.net

 

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A young volunteer looks upon a “watershed model” during the education portion of the event. Volunteers got the opportunity to learn about inner-city watersheds and the importance of keeping watersheds clean and litter-free.

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A volunteer rolls away an old tire that was lodged under fallen trees and boulders.

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