No Ivy Day October 25

No Ivy Day October 25

What: Tree Ivy Removal

When: Saturday, October 25, 8:45 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Oak Creek HOA, located at the intersection of Vesta Street and Oak Creek Drive

What to bring: Pants, closed-toe shoes, weather-appropriate clothing, water bottle

What will be provided: Coffee, snacks, tools, gloves

Tryon Creek Watershed Council will be hosting a work party for No Ivy Day on October 25! If you are unfamiliar with No Ivy Day, it is an annual ivy removal event in Portland started in 2003 focused on providing stewardship opportunities in our beloved natural areas while raising awareness of the challenges they face.

As many of you know, ivy is incredibly invasive and prevalent in the Portland metro area. To learn more about English ivy and its harmful effects on ecosystems click here. We will be holding our work party at the Oak Creek HOA, located in the Oak Creek neighborhood in southwest Portland. This will be our first work party at the site so it will be great to have a lot of helping hands to kick off this project!

Following the work party, the City of Portland is inviting all volunteers to a post-work celebration at  the No Ivy League Field Headquarters in Forest Park from 12:30pm-2:00pm . Enjoy refreshments, listen to special speakers, and mingle with other volunteers.

We hope to see you at this great event! You can register at the No Ivy Day website here.