National Trails Day in Forest Park: Celebrate National Trails

National Trails Day in Forest ParkCelebrate National Trails Day with Forest Park Conservancy and REI! Volunteer to get dirty, give back, and make the trails of Forest Park safe and fun to tread, now and in the long run.

What: National Trails Day in Forest Park

When: Saturday, June 1st,  9 am – 12:30 pm

Where: Detailed site assignments will be emailed to registrants in the days leading up to the work party.

Click here to register!

All training, tools, and gloves provided. REI will supply the volunteer coffee, snacks, and prizes.

Volunteer Crew Leader Training: Trails Edition

Want to develop your trail skills and give back to Forest Park? Forest Park Conservancy is hosting a full-day Crew Leader Training for volunteers interested in taking on a leadership role at larger FPC trail work parties. The training will cover such topics as volunteer leadership and safety, trail maintenance practices, and trail repair techniques.

When: Saturday, May 18th, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Click here to learn more and sign up!

Help Protect Portland’s Natural Areas!

Volunteer phone bank to help pass the Metro Measure 26-152, Natural Areas, Water Quality Levy.

When: May 6th and May 8th, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Where: Oregon League of Conservation Voters Office, 133 SW 2nd Ave #200 Portland, OR 97204

From Willamette Week’s endorsement:

Part of what makes Portland an attractive place to live is the surrounding natural beauty. Voters have given Metro money in the past to protect natural areas from becoming strip malls or subdivisions. This measure helps Metro fulfill its mission as steward of those lands.

Click here to learn more about the measure. No previous registration is required

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Upcoming Discovery Hikes in Forest Park

Break out your boots, dust off your packs and hop into one of Forest Park Conservancy’s guided hikes! FPC’s Discovery Hike Series is a great opportunity to get outside and learn more about the natural and cultural history of Forest Park. Click on the hike titles below to learn more and sign up.

with National College of Natural Medicine student

with Graham Klag, Forest Park Conservancy

with Mikala Soroka, Forest Park Conservancy

 

with Marcy Houle, author of One City’s Wilderness

Click here for a complete listing of discovery hikes (May – July). Feel free to check back often as the list keeps growing.

See you on the trails!

Mikala Soroka
Stewardship Coordinator
The Forest Park Conservancy

503.223.5449 x.106
www.forestparkconservancy.org

Become a member! Donate to the Forest Park Conservancy today.
Volunteer! Join our volunteer email list and stay informed.

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