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Age Minimum (with Adult) - 8, Minimum Age - 16+, Skill Category - N/A Verified Volunteers Level:

Spruce Up the Springwater Corridor (age 8+) *Hands On*

Portland Parks and Recreation - City Nature East

Hands On Managed projects offer you an opportunity to join a group of volunteers on a done-in-a-day project led by a Hands On Volunteer Leader

Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Lents Springwater Habitat Restoration Project, and other community members  in a day of beautifying the much-used Springwater Corridor Trail! We'll be removing invasive species, such as English ivy and Himalayan blackberry, to help the native plants thrive.This area is within the Johnson Creek Watershed and the removal of the invasive species and encouragement of the native species will limit the erosion into the creek and encourage healthier habitat for wildlife. 

Please wear long pants and long sleeves, sturdy walking shoes, and bring a water bottle, rain gear and/or sunhat. We'll provide the tools to do the job, water, and treats to keep everyone fueled. 

Location of the workparty meet-up spot changes each month, so please check your confirmation email upon signing up for specific location details along the Springwater Corridor!

Volunteers are encouraged to bike to the event, along the Springwater Cooridor bike path, so you have a sense for the area we'll be improving! You can find a map of the Springwater Cooridor bike path here:

Portland Parks and Recreation - Natural Resources (East) Program focuses on maintaining the natural resources within the network of parks located in Portland.

Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 8 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 16 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

  • All volunteers under 18 are required to bring a Youth Volunteer Release Form signed by their parent or legal guardian. Please download, complete, and bring this waiver with you on the day of the project.

  • If you plan to bring children or guests you MUST reserve slots for them. The best way to do this is to create a Volunteer Team, then sign up your team for this project.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: You are responsible for ensuring that everyone signed up through your team attends - only sign up team members who have confirmed their availability. Teams that repeatedly sign up, but do not show up or show up with fewer volunteers than they signed up, may be removed. To add or remove team members from a project, click on "My Account" and then "My Teams," above.

Click "Sign Up" below to reserve your spot! Need help signing up? Call 503-200-3355. 


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