Kelley Point Park Planting Event

Volunteer Event
Join PP&R, Friends of Trees, 7 Waters Canoe Family, and POIC Rosemary Anderson Natural Resource Crew Leaders, to plant native shrubs, trees and wildflowers in a little-known natural area of Kelley Point Park
9:00 am 12:00 pm

Project details: Join Portland Parks & Recreation, Friends of Trees, 7 Waters Canoe Family, and POIC Rosemary Anderson Natural Resource Crew Leaders to plant native shrubs and trees in the natural areas of Kelley Point Park.

Everyone welcome, and no experience necessary! Staff will provide gloves, tools, and any instruction needed. Work will involve bending over, shoveling, and walking on muddy and uneven ground. 

Location: Kelley Point Park, Portland, OR. Please register to find out specific location within the park. Register ahead of time with Friends of Trees here.

Questions: For more information contact Yoko Silk, PP&R Coordinator: yoko.silk@portlandoregon.gov; 503-278-1341

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to keep Portland's natural area parks healthy, beautiful, and safe for people and wildlife! 

Here are a few tips to get you ready for your stewardship event.

  • Stay home if you are experiencing symptoms of anycontagious illness or have tested positive for Covid-19.  There will be other opportunities to volunteer!
  • In order to ensure your comfort and safety, please remember to dress for the weather, wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes; long pants and long-sleeved shirts; and be ready to get dirty! 
  • Unless otherwise noted, all events are family-friendly and all ages are welcome to participate! However, children under 14 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult for the duration of the event.  
  • While groups are welcome to join many of our regularly scheduled stewardship events, please contact the event coordinator listed in the description before arriving with a group of 10 or more people. This will ensure that there are enough gloves and tools and project tasks for everyone. We are also available to schedule special service events at your group's convenience during the week or on weekends. Learn more about programs for groups
  • If you are looking for community service to fulfill court requirements, please call 503-823-5121. You must be registered with our program before undertaking any community service.

Location

Park Location or Entrance
N Marine Drive and Columbia Blvd
Portland, OR 97203

Contact

Yoko Silk (she/her/hers)

Natural Areas Stewardship Coordinator and Interim YCC Sponsor

Neighborhood