SW Trails PDX

SW Trails is a community group which promotes walking and biking in southwest Portland, Oregon by:

  1. Leading regular monthly hikes
  2. Organizing volunteer work parties to build and maintain trails
  3. Developing new walking and biking opportunities (e.g. the 4-T trail, the Red Electric trail) by working with city, county and state planners.
    City-wide Trails Policy is SW Trails’ vision of what the future of trails should be in Portland.
  4. Advocating for walking/biking.
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Work Party March 2 Dickinson

March 2nd Work Party – Thursday 9am to noon

* Project: Tread reconstruction.
* Trail: Dickinson Park, SWT #5
* Meeting location: SW 55th and SW Alfred Ct.

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Revised Bylaws to be voted on March 30

Hi Board, after meeting a few times, our (appointed from Jan Membership Meeting) bylaws group, Doug, Debbie, Michael finished up a review and proposed revision of the bylaws (see attached). Continue reading

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Work party – Feb 25 – Maricara

Work party at Maricara Natural Area on Saturday Feb 25, 2017 from 9am to noon.

Link to Google Maps –> https://goo.gl/maps/wP6tc9mUgrD2

 

 

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SW Trails Meeting Feb 23, 2017

SW Trails Regular Monthly Meeting is: February 23rd 2017 7pm at the Watershed Building in Hillsdale, enter between buildings at 6388 SW Capitol Highway

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Seen on SW Trails hike Feb 2017

On the SW Trails Urban Hike in February 2017, hikers saw the wilds of Loll Wildwood Natural Area and panoramic views at Nansen Summit in Mountain Park (see map). In addition we walked past this little cat and mouse sculpture.

cat-and-mouse-on-urban-hike-feb-2017

A metal cat atop a post is looking down at a metal mouse.

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SW Trails hike March 11

The March walk will be led by Dave Manville.  From Wilson High School we will walk West mostly along the route of SW Trail #3 through several natural areas and parks to the new April Hill Park Natural Area where we will pause at the new overlook wetland viewing stand.  Continue reading

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January 2017 Minutes

SW Trails PDX
Annual Membership & Monthly Meeting Minutes

January 26, 2017

The Watershed Building in Hillsdale
6388 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland OR 97239

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Cancelled Work Party Feb 2 – Maricara Park

February 2nd Work Party has been cancelled due to high winds.

Maricara Park work party meeting place

Maricara Park work party meeting place

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Trails meeting – Jan 26 to elect new officers

Trails Meeting January 26 2017 7pm at Watershed in Hillsdale, enter between buildings at 6388 SW Capitol Highway

Surprise: we will have a small silent auction with the proceeds benefiting SWtrails.


Agenda
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Comments on City of Portland snow management January 2017

By Don Baack

I am pleased the City of Portland has decided to re examine snow management policies.

I seek to address the following points in this note.
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