Get Involved!



There are many opportunities for you to get involved with our project. Throughout the year we will have monthly community workdays to maintain previous plantings as well as to prepare areas for future plantings.

And, like most non-profits, we can always use financial donations. Please see the section below, Make a Donation, for more information.



Tree Plantings with Elementary School students

We will conduct 10 planting days throughout this current planting season ( 10/15 - 3/16) with students from both Kelly and Lent Elementary Schools.  During these planting days we will plant over 2000 native trees, shrubs, grasses and wild flowers in natural areas along the Lents portion of the Corridor.


Planting days

           

             fall of 2016


OCT 29th, 2016   -  with Marysville and Kelly School students at Powell Butte


NOV 5th,  2016-  with Kelly School students at Powell Butte


NOV  10th, 2016    -   with Kelly School Students at Powell Butte


NOV  12th,  2016 - with Kelly School students at Powell Butte


NOV 13th,  2016-  with Marysville School students at Powell Butte




            spring of 2017


FEB  8th, 2017   -  with Lent students at Powell Butte


MAR  1,  2017-  with Lent School students at Powell Butte


MAR  8,  2017-  with Lent School students at Powell Butte


MAR  15th,  2017-  with Lent School students at Powell Butte




Time:    9am - 2pm


Location:     Powell Butte  -  158th and SE Martins ( north of Foster Rd.)

               

Bring a water bottle, wear gloves, boots or heavy shoes and dress for the whether (rain gear & hat).  We will provide plants, tools and training.



Community workdays

Community workdays are held at least once a month (except Dec and Jan) to prep future planting sites and maintain previous plantings. This involves watering all plants for at least the first two years as needed, and weeding, mulching, and invasive or non-native plant removal for at least three years.

Work days are generally held on the 2nd Saturday of each month – but call first (503-234-4947) to find out where we will be working that particular week.




Make a donation


All financial donations are most appreciated and are tax deductible. All incoming and outgoing finances are managed by Friends of Trees through their Natural Area Restoration Program.

Please make donation checks out payable to:

Friends of Trees / Lents Springwater


and mail to:


Friends of Trees / Lents Springwater

3117  NE  M L King  Blvd

Portland, Oregon  97212

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