Monthly Second Wednesday and Last Saturday Work Parties

When: From 9 am until noon, the second Wednesday and last Saturday of each month. Check website for updates and weather cancellations. Call 971-599-FMNP with questions.

Weds, April 12 - We will be doing trail work along the Upper Marquam Trail. Meeting place: the trailhead of the Upper Marquam Trail and Towhee Trail on SW Marquam Hill Road (which is the continuation of Sam Jackson Rd and Gibbs St.). See: map.

Sat, Apr 29 - We will be doing ivy removal in the Marquam Ravine. Meet where the Marquam Trail crosses SW Sherwood Dr. See: map.

Weds, May 10 - We will be doing trail work along the Marquam Trail. Meeting place: the Marquam Shelter See: map.

Sat, May 27 - We will be doing tree ivy removal in the south part of the park. Meet at the trailhead at SW 12th Ave and SW Gaines. See: map.

Hands On Greater Portland is now helping us to organize our volunteers. Please register so we know how many to expect. More information about this event and sign-up on Hands On Portland website. Look for event in Project Calendar.

From April to September our work parties usually focus on Trail Maintenance. We will be repairing winter damage, working to improve grade and drainage, and clearing brush from the sides of the trails. From October to March we usually focus on Invasive Plant Removal and Planting.

Work party attire and supplies: Wear long pants, a long sleeve shirt, sturdy shoes or boots and weather-appropriate outerwear. We do work rain or shine. We supply gloves and tools, but feel free to bring your own. Snacks and water are provided but please bring your own water bottle. Call 971-599-FMNP with questions.