Events


Monthly Second Wednesday and Last Saturday Work Parties

When: From 9 am until noon, the second Wednesday and last Saturday of each month. Check website for updates and weather cancellations. Call 971-599-FMNP with questions.

Weds, Oct 11 - We will be doing tree ivy removal along the Marquam Trail, just north of Marquam Hill Rd. Meeting place: the Marquam Trail trailhead on Marquam Hill Rd (which is the continuation of Sam Jackson Rd and Gibbs St.), just below the watertank. See: map.

Sat, Oct 28 - NO IVY DAY! - This is a city-wide event, with a lunch celebration to follow. We will be doing ivy removal along the Sunnyside Trail. Meeting place: the Marquam Shelter. See: map.

Weds, Nov 8 - We will be doing trail work along the Marquam Trail west of Sherwood Dr. . Meeting place: the Marquam Trail where it crosses SW Sherwood Dr. (near 2488 SW Sherwood Dr.) See: map.

Weds, Dec 13 - We will be doing trail work along the Marquam Trail below Sherwood Dr. . Meeting place: the Marquam Trail where it crosses SW Sherwood Dr. (near 2488 SW Sherwood Dr.) See: map.

Hands On Greater Portland is now helping us to organize our volunteers. Please register so we know how many to expect. More information about this event and sign-up on Hands On Portland website. Look for event in Project Calendar.

From April to September our work parties usually focus on Trail Maintenance. We will be repairing winter damage, working to improve grade and drainage, and clearing brush from the sides of the trails. From October to March we usually focus on Invasive Plant Removal and Planting.

Work party attire and supplies: Wear long pants, a long sleeve shirt, sturdy shoes or boots and weather-appropriate outerwear. We do work rain or shine. We supply gloves and tools, but feel free to bring your own. Snacks and water are provided but please bring your own water bottle. Call 971-599-FMNP with questions.