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Organization Information

Name: Friends of Trees
Website: https://friendsoftrees.org/event-calendar/
Address: 3117 NE ML King Jr Blvd
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Zip Code: 97212
Description: Friends of Trees was founded in 1989 by a community member who loved trees and started planting them in Portland neighborhoods. Today, Friends of Trees is a nationally recognized, regional leader in improving the urban tree canopy and restoring sensitive natural areas—through programs delivered by thousands of volunteers. Friends of Trees greens our region while growing community.

Contact Information

First Name: Jenny, Pablo, and Carey
Last Name:  
Phone: (503) 595-0213
Email: Volunteer@friendsoftrees.org

Opportunity Information

Name: Jump in and help BEAUTIFY Cascades Gateway Park in Salem
Issue Area(s):
  • Environment and Animal Rescue
Start Date: 12/08/2018
End Date: 12/08/2018
Description: When: Sat, December 8, 8:45am – 1:00pm

Where: Cascades Gateway Park, 2100 Turner Rd SE, Salem, OR 97302 (map)

Why: Join Friends of Trees and the City of Salem in Cascades Gateway Park to increase tree canopy near the Blue Gill picnic area. This event is supported by the City of Salem.  We'll be planting hundreds of native trees and shrubs to green this well-loved park -- and your help is what makes this community planting possible!  RSVPs kindly requested.

Please arrive by 8:45am to sign-in and enjoy some breakfast treats and coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. The planting starts promptly at 9:00am. We provide gloves, tools, and guidance, so all you need to do is show up dressed for the weather and wearing sturdy shoes or boots – and be ready to have fun!

How do I register? All individuals and groups are kindly asked to RSVP to save your spot(s) by filling out our quick Registration Form. Registration is highly recommended but not required.