Stewarding Portland Parks at the Backyard Collective

Portland Backyard Collective: Thursday, August 1
Total Number of Participants: 290
Participating Member Companies: Altra Footwear, Arc’teryx, Columbia Sportswear, Deschutes Brewery, Fjallraven, Greenspace, Gregory Packs, Keen Footwear, Nau Clothing, Perpetual Motion NW, Toad & Co, Trail Butter, Yukon Trading Company
Participating Grantees: Waterwatch of Oregon, Wild Salmon Center, Western Rivers Conservancy
Host Org (Who did the group volunteer for?): Forest Park Conservancy, Hoyt Arboretum, Oregon Metro, Portland Parks & Rec, SOLVE
Results / Work Done:   The volunteers worked on several project areas in support of Forest Park Conservancy, SOLVE, Portland Parks and Recreation, and Oregon Metro Parks. Employees from Columbia Sportswear worked at Hoyt Arboretum, Washington Park and Howell Territorial Park on Sauvie Island. Participants helped restore more than a mile of trail along the Maple Trail in Forest Park, removed non-native plants and helped with soil enhancement with our partners across the city of Portland.
Photos: See more photos in this google folder and on Instagram
Total Number of Volunteer Hours: 290 x 3 = 870 hours