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Learn About Watershed Health, April 29 & 30th

Please join us for the first ever Urban Master Watershed Stewards Program on April 29th and 30th . Learn more and register at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/watershed/class-offerings (you are not required to attend both days but registration is required.)

Bureau of Environmental Services, SE Uplift, Oregon State University, SOLV, OWEB, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District […]

UPDATED 2/9/11: Bioswale Construction in the Neighborhood

Have you caught yourself going down a side street you regularly turn on just to discover it’s been closed for construction?

Construction for the Bureau of Environmental Services’ Tabor to the River project is well underway in parts of our neighborhood. To get a better idea of the UPDATED (2/9/11) construction schedule, please download this […]

Citywide Tree Project, Council Hearing set for Feb. 2

The Citywide Tree Project hosted an informal “drop in any time” public open house this week. If you missed the open house and would like more information on the project, visit: www.portlandonline.com/bps/treeproject

The City Council hearing on this project is scheduled for Wednesday February 2nd.

For a brief summary of how a few neighbors […]

Save Our Elms President and HAND Board Member Featured in Newspaper

Longtime Hosford-Abernethy resident Dave Kaplan was featured in The Oregonian last week for his work with Save Our Elms. Read the full article here: Tree Award Honors Efforts to Save Elms

Each year, Save Our Elms, raises thousands of dollars to prune and innoculate the Elm grove in our neighborhood.

When you see […]

Join the 2010 Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Tree Planting!

It may be too late to sign up for your own tree this year, but there’s still time to help plant more than 150 trees during the neighborhood tree planting, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. See details on how to help below!

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FRIENDS OF TREES Street trees are a lasting legacy gift to […]

Invitation to Join the First Portland Master Watershed Stewardship Program!

SE Uplift, the City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, and OSU Extension Service are working to create an urban watershed stewards program in the Hosford-Abernethy neighborhood.

Curriculum will be chosen by the community and delivered by watershed health experts in the area on topics such as […]

October 2010 Mt. Tabor Revegetation Project Update

Recent work The City of Portland’s Mt. Tabor Invasive Plant Control and Revegetation Project has begun. Work was done in the NW and SW corners of the park (areas highlighted yellow in the map below). Specifically:

* Himalayan blackberry was cut with chainsaws. You will see areas that look more open, with the blackberry cuttings […]

Celebrate the Art of Stormwater! Thursday, July 29

Please join us for an informal art viewing and reception with some of the artists who photographed rain gardens and green streets as part of their PCC photography classes this past spring!

Celebrate the Art of Stormwater! Thursday, July 29th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. New Seasons Cafe SE Division and 20th

This […]

Bad News for the Elms in Ladd’s Addition

For those of you that haven’t been by Abernethy Elementary lately, we are losing several more elm trees around the playground (on Elliott and Birch) – 6 more (“more” because we lost several last year too). They are being removed because they have Dutch Elm disease. There is another Dutch Elm hotspot in Ladd’s at […]

Update to the New Mosaic on SE Harrison

The Village Building Convergence is wrapping up at St. David’s on SE 28th & Harrison. Today, volunteers are putting the finishing touches on the tile mosaic along the sidewalk in front of the church’s parking lot.

Thanks to all the neighbors who helped support such a festive weekend! For more information about the Village […]