Work Party – Parke Diem

Date: Friday October 9th
Time: 9am to noon
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)

Come join SW Trails and work on a park in need of trail reconstruction. This month SW Trails will be working on Friday Oct 10th from 9AM to Noon of the Parke Diem event and our work site is Foley-Balmer Park. Since this is a special event where T shirts and goodies will be provided please sign up using the link below.

Parke Diem Foley-Balmer sign up: https://www.parklandia.org/content/foley-balmer-natural-area

We will be rerouting part of the trail through Foley-Balmer Natural Area, avoiding the steep section west of the bridge (we measured it at 28% grade today). We will meet on the SW Collins Ct side; a nearby address is 1839 SW Collins Ct

Here is the link to the map: https://goo.gl/maps/36raXeiA1n12

Future Portland Parks work parties

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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