The Hillsboro Argus
Portland, OR (December 22, 2006)- Friends of Trees will lead volunteers in planting native trees and shrubs at Reedville Creek Park. The planting is part of Friends of Trees’ Natural Area Restoration program, which works to restore urban natural areas in the four-county Portland-Vancouver area.
Friends of Trees is working in partnership with Clean Water Services and Solv to organize the Reedville Creek Park planting. Clean Water Services is a public utility committed to protecting water resources in the Tualatin River Watershed. Solv is a nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the livability of Oregon. Friends of Trees promotes community stewardship of our urban forest by bringing people in the Portland-Vancouver area together to plant, care for and learn about city trees.
When: Saturday, February 3, 8:45am to 1pm
Where: 7500 SE Frances Street, Hillsboro
Details: No experience is necessary to participate, but volunteers are encouraged to dress for the weather. Friends of Trees staff and trained crew leaders will provide tools, assistance and oversight.
Friends of Trees inspires community stewardship of our urban forest by bringing people in the Portland-Vancouver area together to plant and care for city trees and urban natural areas. This year the nonprofit received a Light A Fire Award for Community Building from Portland Monthly Magazine and the Oregon Community Foundation as well as a National Award of Excellence for Community Trees from the U.S. Conference of Mayors and The Home Depot Foundation.
For information about this and other planting events, call 503-284-TREE or visit Friends of Trees.
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