The June 1 work party with Portland Parks will do tread improvement and brushing in Marshall Park on the Owl Creek Trail. The June 1st work party, starts 9 AM and goes until Noon. We will meet on SW 18th in the pullout for Marshall Park. This pullout is about 9631 SW 18th, and, if full, folks can park over on SW Collins Ct and walk over. Continue reading
Agenda for THURSDAY May 25th 2017 7PM Meeting of SW Trails at the Watershed Building 6388 SW Capital Hwy cross street Bertha Blvd.
The June 10th walk will be led by Don Baack. This walk was cancelled in December because of bad weather. We will walk Trail #6 from Hillsdale up to Fairmont, then through SWHRL neighborhood of Portland Heights to the end of Goose Hollow at SW 18th and Jefferson, then returning by MAX and bus. It is 6 miles, 700 feet up and 1000 feet down. Bring bus tickets or money for bus fare, $2.50 for adults under 65, $1.25 for seniors over 65.
We need your letters of support for the long delayed project to construct a safer route to school for students living south of Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway including many from the Crossing at Stephens Creek.
SW Trails regular monthly first Thursday Work Party on May 4th will at Council Crest Circle we will be working on the West Side Trail starting at 9AM and going until Noon. Our meeting point will be at the circle drive, look for the big white PPR truck. Continue reading
Thursday April 27th is the SW Trails monthly meeting for April from 7pm to 8:30pm. We meet at the Watershed Building 6388 SW Capital Hwy, enter at the breezeway off Bertha to our conference room on the right side. All are welcome. Our agenda for this month will include updates on a variety of projects for trails and paths both new and ongoing mostly involving PBOT and the UTP (Urban Trail Program). Continue reading
Wednesday April 26th 5:30pm to 7:30pm Bureau of Enviromnental Services BES is having a Westside Watershed Project information meeting at the Multnomah Arts Center room 29, 7688 SW Capital Hwy in the Village. Come on out and hear about protecting our watershed and what BES has in store for future projects, refreshments will be served.
Tuesday April 25th 6pm to 8pm at Jackson Middle School 10625 SW 35th Ave – PBOT is having a Safe Routes to School Open House. PBOT says “Help PBOT figure out what is needed most by families in the Wilson High School cluster”. Come out anytime stay as long as desired.
SW Trails will have a work party to continue our efforts to improve the trail along the north side of the Wilson HS parking lot and improve the plantings area we have been tending for several years. Time – Saturday April 22, 9am to noon. Continue reading
The May walk, which was postponed because of ice in January, will be led by Sharon Fekety. From Wilson High School we will walk down the Iowa Trail to SW Corbett St. where we’ll go north to cross Barbur Blvd. on Hamilton St. to intersect SW Terwilliger. (restrooms). Then we will cross onto the Marquam Trail to the Flicker Trail and Warbler Trail which takes us up to Fairmont Blvd. After turning left on Fairmont, we’ll work our way back to Wilson High School on Hessler which turns into the Northwood Trail. After turning left on SW Westwood, we’ll take trail 6, turning right on DeWitt to return to Wilson High School. The walk is 6 miles with 1100 feet elevation gain. Continue reading