Age Minimum (with Adult): 6+, Minimum Age:13+
Join in Mulch Mania along the Springwater Trail (age 6+) *STW 2012*
Help us prep for the upcoming planting season!
We'll be partnering with the Lents Springwater Habitat Restoration Project (LSHRP) to spread mulch in preparation for native planting projects by school children from the neighborhood. LSHRP partners with Portland Parks & Recreation – City Nature East (PP&R CNE) to support kids from Kelly and Lents Elementary schools as they plant native plants and trees in this natural area—their neighborhood natural area!—in October and November.
Native plants and trees will beautify the area, provide habitat for birds and other wildlife, and provide shade cover for the fish runs in Johnson Creek. Mulch is crucial for improving the soil quality in order to increase the survival rate of the planted shrubs and trees.
Portland Parks & Recreation – City Nature East will provide: gloves, water, snacks, tools and other needed materials. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own gloves and tools (wheelbarrows/hard rakes/pitchforks) if they prefer to use their own, but should label them clearly with your name and phone number.
Note: Volunteers age 6-12 may volunteer along with a responsible adult.
Volunteers age 13+ are welcome to volunteer on their own.
To sign up for this project:
1. Log in (green button at the top of this page) or create a volunteer account.
2. Pay the registration fee - the Portland Timbers are asking supporters to join them in making a committment to support volunteerism throughout our region. Your registration fee will serve as a donation to Hands On Greater Portland to help cover the cost of organizing this week of service.
Click below to pay the registration fee ($30 per volunteer). As a thank you, you'll receive an exclusive Portland Timbers Stand Together Week scarf and bag!
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3. Sign up by clicking "Sign Up" below then "Submit" on the following page.
NOTE: You'll need your Paypal receipt # to proceed.
** THE FINE PRINT - please read **
>> To sign up a team or family, a $30 registration fee is required for each volunteer age 10 or older. Please select the appropriate # of volunteers from the PayPal menu above and be sure to click 'sign up with a team" below after payment. Learn more about creating/managing a team.
>> The registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable even if you do not attend the project that you sign up for. But rest assured that your contribution is supporting volunteer initiatives throughout the Greater Portland region.
>> You will not be able to sign up for a Stand Together Week project without completing all of the steps above. If you're unable to make a donation at this time, you're welcome to visit our project calendar or advanced search and sign up for a *Hands On* or *Referral* project at no charge.
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