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Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Add a rain garden!
When: Sat Apr 7, 2012 9AM-12PM
Hollydale Elementary School
505 SW Birdsdale Drive
Gresham, OR
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Build your own rain garden at home to help reduce water pollution and create urban habitat for birds and butterflies.
Free Workshop
This free rain garden workshop with City staff includes classroom discussion, hands-on activities and demonstrations, a rain garden tour, a free raffle and refreshments. Naturescaping and other natural gardening techniques will also be discussed.
Space is limited – call or email to register.
The City has four $200 rain garden grants still available for homeowners who build their own. To be eligible, staff must confirm safety of your site by May 18. We strongly encourage anyone planning to build a rain garden to attend the rain garden workshop.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Gradin Sports Park Arboretum, Gresham OR

Plant a tree today
Whe\n: Sat Apr 7, 2012 10-11AMbr />
Where: Gradin Sports Park
2303 SE Palmquist Road
(Between Hogan Road and Hwy 26)
Gresham, OR
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Join us as we plant a Nyssa sylvatica 'David Odom' Afterburner Tupelo to memorialize David Odom who served as Gresham's urban forester before becoming a Neighborhood Tree Specialist with Friends of Trees in 2009. Gresham's annual Arbor Day Proclamation will also be read at this event.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Let's go walking
When: Sat Apr 7, 2012 11AM-3PM
Where: Meet at Gresham City Hall
(Next to MAX station)
1333 Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Guided and Un-Guided Walks
Join us for guided 5K and un-guided 10K Significant Tree Walks, hosted by the East County Wind Walkers American Volks Walkers Association Club.
These walks, which will begin at the building entrance to Gresham City Hall and will visit 18 trees officially designated on the City's Significant Tree List.

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