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Past Events 2019

Earth Day

Where: SW Farmington Rd and SW 141st Ave
When: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Celebrated Earth Day by making a positive impact! Mulch was applied around planted trees, plants and the site. A bonus tree was planted in honor of Earth Day!

Arbor Day

Where: Corner of 142nd and Farmington
When: Saturday, April 6, 2019

40 trees, 6 - 10' tall, were planted during the event.

2019 event also marked the city’s 25th year as a Tree City USA and 15th year as a Growth Award recipient. In celebration, the entire month of April is recognized as Arbor Month in Beaverton.

Planting Event partnered with Friends of Trees

Where: 11150 SW Davies Rd Beaverton, OR 97007
When: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 8:45 am to 1:00 pm
Friends of Trees website

2018 Events

125 Ave from Conestoga Dr. to Schools Ferry Rd.

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Arbor Day Tree Planting

Where: Corner of SW Lee Ave and SW 14th St. Map
When: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Friends of Trees website

2017 Events

Planting with Friends of Trees

149th Avenue and Gearhart Drive

When: Saturday, December 9, 2017

Briarcliff Circle and Denney Road

When: Saturday, October 28, 2017

Fanno Creek wetlands native planting event

When: Saturday, October 14, 2017

More than 60 volunteers planted 800 native shrubs and trees in this amazing wetland restoration project. Cooling this upper reach of Fanno Creek is critical for downstream stream quality. The volunteer groups included Lululemon, PSU Environment Club, U of P Circle K, Franklin HS Earth Club, PGE and Cart Logic. A group from Luluemom led a yoga session before the planting. Yes yoga! It was a wonderful day for nature and tree planting.

Barrows Meadows Greenspace Restoration Project

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 with 100 enthusiastic volunteers participating. 

At the opening of the event, resident poet and storyteller F.I Goldhaber, recited a new unpublished poem written especially for this Summer Creek wetlands. She then named over 16 birds she has seen at this thriving wetland and the impact of the restoration project

We then planted 30 mature Oregon White Oaks, in an effort to re-populate this once thriving tree. The oaks were considered sacred to the Native Americans for their size, durability, and providing acorns, as well as a peaceful and calming place. We then mulched over 1000 recently planted native shrubs and trees.

11150 SW Davies Rd

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017

The City of Beaverton and  Friends of Trees were joined by 90 volunteers to plant 1450 native trees and shrubs. The volunteer groups included Cub Scout Packs 195 and 353. Thanks to hundreds of volunteers, this greenspace is being transformed from a site filled with invasive species to a healthy natural habitat.
A neighbor recently spotted 14 species of birds.

2016 Events

10905 SW Denney Rd

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016

The City of Beaverton teamed up with Friends of Trees for a native planting event along Fanno Creek in a wetland which has been overgrown with invasive reed canary grass.

Arbor Day Celebration

Where: 3771 SW 114th Ave, Celebrate Arbor Day - Flyer
When: Saturday, April 9, 2016

The City of Beaverton partnered with Friends of Trees to organize volunteers to plant native trees, shrubs and grass for the Hall Creek Enhancement project (CIP 3320). In 2012, Metro Council awarded a $354,304 Nature in the Neighborhood grant to the city to help fund the restoration of a 650-foot section of Hall Creek from SW 114th Ave to 117th Ave. The city planted 1,530 native plants and shrubs and 12,138 plugs of rush / sedge mix. 

Hall Creek Tree Care 

When: Saturday, April 30, 2016

Friends of Trees revitalization of Hall Creek in the heart of Beaverton. This event was part of a broader creek restoration project being completed by the City of Beaverton to improve water quality and beautify the area. Mulched recently planted trees and shrubs to prepare them for survival during the warmer summer months! 

Native Planting Event

The City of Beaverton joined Friends of Trees and volunteers for a Green Space Native Planting event on Saturday, January 23 (2016) at Barrows Meadows. This 2.5 acre site is a wetland meadow which has been overgrown with invasive species, mostly reed canary grass and blackberry. This is the sixth year of the restoration here. Planting of bare root and live stake trees and shrubs. See how native plants are transforming this site. 

Hall creek restoration plantings 

Second phase: Saturday, January 9, 2016 

The second stage of replanting the Hall creek pedestrian path got a makeover of native plants and trees, with 40 new trees planted and numerous water quality and erosion control shrubs with the help of about 65 volunteers. We had a great turnout and the results were excellent. The planting of native trees and shrubs add many benefits to the Hall Creek path. These plants will help control erosion on the banks of the creek, while also helping to filter rainwater before it ever enters the stormwater system. These plants will also help native species of birds and other animals to thrive. In addition to their usefulness, the native plants will provide a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery that is unique to the Pacific Northwest while you are commuting to work, school, or play.

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