Category Archives: Sustainable

FREE Naturescaping Workshop, Sunday May 5th Kennedy School Community Room

Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores: pollution … Continue reading

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The Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grant application: Deadline March 29, 2013

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $10,000 are available to support projects that improve neighborhoods and communities while also improving the health of our watersheds. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, … Continue reading

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Find out what is being done to stop hunger in Concordia, Tuesday, June 5th

Kennedy School Community Room 5736 NE 33rd Avenue  Tuesday June 5th 7:00-9:00 pm  Unfortunately hunger is a very real thing for too many people in Concordia.  Currently 22% of Oregonians are on food stamps. It is widely acknowledged that Northeast Portland is … Continue reading

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Solarize Northeast deadline nears – March 21, 2012

Do you live in Northeast Portland and are you thinking about adding a solar electric system to your home? Now is your chance! Northeast Coalition of Neighbors is running its second Solarize NE group purchase campaign. Workshops are going on now … Continue reading

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2012 series of Urban Growth Bounty classes–Register Now

It’s a new year, and the City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is gearing up for its 2012 series of Urban Growth Bounty classes. We hope that you can help spread the word in your neighborhood — it’s a … Continue reading

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Turning Brown into Green: Restore our Community, Rebuild our Wealth

Please join the People of Color Health Equity Collaborative (P.O.C.H.E.C.) and Oregon Action for an Economic Forum that will focus on brownfields and local economic community development. Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Place: Constructing … Continue reading

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Learn to make your energy savings grow, sign up for a free Be wattsmart Workshop.

This is one class where the subject matter will save you plenty of money. Pacific Power is pleased to present Be wattsmart Workshops in your area. Please join us for an enlightening evening of tips, advice and some tasty refreshments. … Continue reading

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Northeast Sunday Parkways September 25, 2011 • Noon – 5 pm

This year’s route, an 8-mile loop, showcases one of our newly created Neighborhood Greenways – NE Going Street. Download the brochure for all the Northeast highlights.

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Adams nominates freight access, East Portland sidewalks and safety, and bike share projects for regional federal funding

Metro targets transportation projects that improve freight movement and encourage use of active transportation – walking, bicycling and access to transit – Read more by downloading the press release.

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Concordia Neighborhood Association 13th Annual Yard Sale – JUNE 24, 25 & 26, 2011

Concordia Neighborhood Association 13th Annual Yard Sale – JUNE 24, 25 & 26, 2011 Think Green! Time to gather all those items you no longer want or need and plan to join us and have a yard sale at your … Continue reading

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