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Friends of Trees April 2012 Events

Where: Various Portland Metro Area
When: Apr 27, 2012 to Apr 28, 2012
Contact: Andy Meeks
Phone: (503) 595-0213
Email: AndyM@friendsoftrees.org
On the web: http://friendsoftrees.org/calendar/portland-vancouver
We are looking for groups and individuals

Saturday, April 7

9:00am
I-205 Multi-Use Path Planting SE Duke St.
When: Sat, April 7, 9am – 1pm
Where: SE Duke St. and SE 94th Ave. Portland, OR

Help Green the I-205 Multi-Use Path! Friends of Trees, along with EMCSWD, BES, ODOT and Metro, are planting trees along the path to increase urban forests and beautify the path and adjacent neighborhoods. Friends of Trees will provide morning refreshments, gloves, tools, and all necessary guidance. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. This planting is generously sponsored by The Standard. We look forward to seeing you out there! RSVPs are not required.


Please contact Andy Meeks at AndyM@FriendsofTrees.org or (503) 595-0213 for more information.

 

Saturday, April 7

9:00am
Beaverton Neighborhood Planting
Sat, April 7, 9am – 1pm
9600 SW Allen Blvd, Beaverton, OR, 97223
Join us in planting trees as part of Arbor Day in Beaverton!

The staging site will be 9600 SW Allen Blvd between SW Artic and SW Scholls Ferry. The planting will be in the back of the property on Fanno creek trail, which is accessible from the end of the front parking lot. Please arrive by 8:45am and we'll provide coffee and doughnuts to get your started. We'll also provide gloves and tools, so all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy shoes. This planting is generously sponsored by Symantec and Epson-Portland. We look forward to seeing you out there! RSVPs are not required.

Please contact Andy Meeks at AndyM@FriendsofTrees.org or (503) 595-0213 for more information.

 

Saturday, April 7

9:00am
Neighborhood Greenway Planting - SE 86th/87th
Sat, April 7, 9am – 1pm
Harrison Park - 2225 SE 87th Ave., Portland, OR 97216

Please join us in planting trees at our April 7th Greenway Planting! We'll be planting trees along the bike boulevard running from NE Hassalo to SE Bush via 86th and 87th Avenues. Please arrive by 8:45am and we'll provide coffee and doughnuts to get your started. We'll also provide gloves, tools, and tree planting guidance, so all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy shoes and we'll assign you to a planting team led by one of our trained Crew Leaders. Help us green the Greenways! We look forward to seeing you out there! RSVPs are not required.

Please contact Andy Meeks at AndyM@Friendsof​Trees.org or (503) 595-0213 for more information.

Saturday, April 14

9:00am
I-205 Multi-Use Path Planting SE Main St.
Sat, April 14, 9am – 1pm
SE 96th Ave and SE Main St. Portland, OR

Help Green the I-205 Multi-Use Path! Friends of Trees, along with EMCSWD, BES, ODOT and Metro, are planting trees along the path to increase urban forests and beautify the path and adjacent neighborhoods. Friends of Trees will provide morning refreshments, gloves, tools, and all necessary guidance. Please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. We look forward to seeing you out there! RSVPs are not required.

Please contact Andy Meeks at AndyM@Friendsof​Trees.org or (503) 595-0213 for more information.

 

Saturday, April 14

9:00am
Neighborhood Greenway Planting - SE Ankeny/SE Salmon
Sat, April 14, 9am – 1pm
Intersection of SE Ankeny, SE 16th, Portland

Join us in planting trees at our April 14th Greenway planting! We'll be planting on Ankeny Street and Salmon Street from SE 16th through SE 41st (picture a continuous square). Please stay tuned for the exact meet-up location, it has yet to be determined. Please arrive by 8:45am and we'll provide coffee and doughnuts to get your started. We'll also provide gloves, tools, and tree planting guidance, so all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy shoes and we'll assign you to a planting team led by one of our trained Crew Leaders. Help us green the Greenways! We look forward to seeing you out there! RSVPs are not required.

Contact Andy Meeks at AndyM@FriendsofTrees.org or (503) 595-0213 for more information.

Saturday, April 21


All day
City Repair Earth Day Festival
Saturday, Apr 21, 2012
Washington High School, Portland OR

Stop by our tent to say hello and learn about various summer volunteer opportunities we'll have available during the summer!

Saturday, April 21

9:00am
I-205 Multi-Use Path Planting Gateway Green (NE Portland)
Sat, April 21, 9am – 1pm
Gateway Transit Center Portland, OR

Please note: this planting is FULL and we're not accepting group registration. Individual volunteers are still welcome, though! Earth Day!!

Come celebrate Earth Day with Friends of Trees by planting trees along the I-205 MUP in the Gateway Area. The Gateway Green is slated to be dramatically transformed in the next few years. Be a part of the transformation by joining us in conjunction with EMSWCD, BES, METRO and ODOT. This planting is generously sponsored by REI. Friends of Trees will provide morning refreshments, gloves, tools, and all necessary guidance. NOTE: This area can be very wet, please wear waterproof boots and dress for the weather. \ We look forward to seeing you out there! RSVPs are not required.

Please contact Andy Meeks at AndyM@FriendsofTrees.org or (503) 595-0213 for more information. 

Saturday, April 28

9:00am
Green Space Tree Care - Clatsop Butte (SE Portland)
Sat, April 28, 9am – 12pm
SE 156th Ave & SE Evergreen Dr Portland, OR 97236
Help our newly planted trees and shrubs thrive! You'll learn native plant identification and care techniques with Friends of Trees staffers and volunteers, as well as help maintain the new native plants through mulching recently planted trees and shrubs. For more information about these work parties, please contact Andy Meeks AndyM@FriendsofTrees.org or at 503-595-0213.
       

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