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Trail #1 detour

The Whitaker St. Trail (a section of SW Trail 1) will be CLOSED for safety repairs on Tuesday June 19-Friday June 22. The trail is in much need of some maintenance and is due to see a large uptick in use … Continue reading

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SW Trails Monthly Walk July 14, 2018

The July walk will be led by Virginia Hendrickson.  From Wilson High School we will take the Raz-Baack crossing and then follow Trail 6 to Marshall Park. After hiking through the park, we will exit to Maplecrest Drive, cross Terwilliger … Continue reading

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Thursday Work Party for June 7th

SW Trails monthly first Thursday Work Party for June  7th 2018 will be at Stephen Creek Natural Area just off Bertha Blvd on the East and Capital Hill Rd on the West from 9AM until Noon. The trail through this … Continue reading

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Website manager needed for SW Trails

SW Trails is looking for a website manager. We have a 20 or so page WordPress site that would require about 1-2 hours a week in posting, designing, arranging, etc.  This could be a good resume opportunity or just a … Continue reading

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SW Trails meeting agenda May 24

Our next SW Trails meeting will be this Thursday May 24th from 7pm until 8:30 in the Watershed Bldg at 6388 SW Capital Hwy. At this months meeting we will have a presentation on the newest version of the PBOT … Continue reading

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Calendar for Trail Maintenance Activities SW TRAILS 2018-2019

Below is a proposed schedule of events for trail maintenance activities in natural areas in SW Portland.  This proposed schedule takes into account optimal times for removing leaf litter and other organics, optimal times for gravelling, appropriate times to brush … Continue reading

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SW Trails June 9 Hike

The June 9th walk will be led by Rick Kappler. We will walk on the Fanno Creek Trail.  We will start our walk by carpooling to Montclair School. 

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Work Party – May 3 – Albert Kelly Park

SW Trails monthly first Thursday Work Party for May 3rd 2018 will be at Albert Kelly Park in the Bridlemile Neighborhood from 9AM until Noon. We will meet on West (downhill) side of the park on SW Mitchell Street and … Continue reading

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Safer Trail Grand Opening – May 12

Saturday May 12, 11:30 AM  at SW 25th and Bertha The stairs and trail crossing Fanno Creek, completing the Safe Route to Schools from Stephens Creek Crossing via 25th to Robert Gray school.

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Work Party – May 6 – SW 25th & SW Bertha – at new steps

SW 25th and SW Bertha Clean Up – May 6 – 1pm to 4 pm We will be having a Grand Opening Party for the steps we installed late last fall on May 12th. This work party on May 6 … Continue reading

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