Month: November 2015

Bridge over Tryon Creek

Ebay Auction

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we are embarking on the holiday shopping season with the much anticipated (and often dreaded) big shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. However, Giving Tuesday recently emerged as a reaction to the mass consumerism that now surrounds our holiday season. December 1 will be Giving Tuesday, an…
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Close up of volunteer pulling ivy in forest.

Why Does Ivy Matter to a Creek?

We recently hosted a work party at Arnold Creek as part of the 12th Annual No Ivy Day. This event is a metro-wide day of service sponsored by Portland Parks & Rec that focuses on eradicating the invasive plant English ivy (Hedera helix). Ivy is a common invasive found in the Tryon Creek watershed so every October…
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