August 6th Work Party on Buhler Cut-off trail

Project: Brushing/pruning along trail, tread reconstruction, close informal trails
Trail:      Buhler Cut-off Trail – Terwilliger Wildlands
Meeting location: SW Terwilliger Blvd. and Buhler Cut-off Trail

This months SWTrails work party with Portland Parks and Recreation will be at the Buhler Cut-off trail on SW Terwilliger Blvd. We will meet up on the Terwilliger end and there is parking for 5 cars there. A big Parks pickup will identify the meeting site. The area is served by bus 65 and there is additional parking a block south on Terwilliger. We will meet at 9AM and work til Noon, brushing, grading, closing off demand trails, and other activities. Come and join us as the weather will be a bit cooler.

Here is a map showing the location of the trail which runs down about 1/4 mile to Barbur, and a link to the meet point in Google Maps.
As usual trail work cloths are recommended, sturdy shoes, long pants and sleeves, Parks will provide all the equipment and gloves, maybe bring a bit of water and snack.

Looking forward to seeing you on the Trail

Future Portland Parks work parties

September 3rd Work Party
Project: Tread reconstruction, apply gravel to stair treads, trail armoring
Trail:     Dickinson Park – Ash Creek Woods – SWT #5
Meeting location: SW Huddleson St. and SW 57th Place

October 8th Work Party – Parke Diem
Project: Full bench construction of approved reroute from bridge crossing up to SW
Lancaster Rd., fully decommission old alignment
Trail:     SWT # 5 – Foley Balmer
Meeting location: SW Collins Ct. and SWT #5 (at the dead end)

November 5th Work Partv
Project: Leaf removal, trail armoring
Trail:     SWT #5 – Maricara Park
Meeting location: SW Maricara St. and SW 30th Ave .

December 3d Work Partv
a Proiect: Leaf removal
a Trail: 4T route – trail TBD
a Meeting location: TBD

Januarv 7th Work Partv
Project: Replace degraded stairs, trail armoring, install grade dips
Trail:     George Himes Trails – SWT #3
Meeting location: SW Iowa St. and SWT #3

Februarv 4th Work Partv
Project: (Continue work from January) Replace degraded stairs, trail armoring, install
grade dips
Trail:    George Himes Trails – SWT #3
Meeting location: SW Iowa St. and SWT #3

March 3rd Work Partv
Project: Tread reconstruction, add stairs as needed
Trail:     Gabriel Pak – SWT #3
Meeting location: Gabriel Parking Lot – off SW 45& St. near tennis courts

April 7th Work Party
Project: tread reconstruction, sign installation
Trail:    Alice Trail – SWT #7 – Woods Memorial Natural area
Meeting location: SW 43d Ave. and SW Alice St

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