Opportunity Details

Environment, Health & Wellness
Families, Low-income Communities, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, LGBT(Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender), Military/Veterans, Visitors & Travelers

Age Minimum (with Adult): 6+, Minimum Age:14+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

Marquam Nature Park Restoration Work Party (age 6+) *Hands On*

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

Do you think nature is only found outside the city? Think again! Lend a hand in the Portland Parks Natural Area closest to Downtown Portland and enjoy your Saturday morning working outside and meeting others in our community!

About this Opportunity
Join Friends of Marquam Nature Park, West Willamette Restoration Partnership, and Portland Parks & Recreation for a morning of urban forest renewal. It's fun, close-in, accessible, and very important work. Many hikers, runners, and walkers utilize this park and its trail, and it's part of the 40-mile loop around Portland that connects to Forest Park. Your time and effort will help keep this a high-quality natural area for people, native plants, and wildlife!

What to Bring and Wear
Dress for the weather, wear long pants, wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and bring a water bottle. Tools, gloves and snacks will be provided.

Exact location details will be sent to you by the volunteer coordinator prior to the project. Contact Mary Verrilli with any questions using the email button below or by calling 503-823-9423.

Project Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 6 years of age or older to attend this project; any volunteer under age 10 must attend with a parent or adult chaperone.

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

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

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

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