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Tree Planting Volunteer Event November 5th

It’s the time of year to help with restoration projects at the Delta. On Saturday November 5th, 9am – 1pm, The Friends of Trees together with the FSRD and the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council will be hosting the first tree planting event of the season. If you’re interested in participating, please visit the Friends of Trees Calendar, contact us at the FSRD here, or scroll to the bottom of this po
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CANCELLED!! – Volunteers for Trail Work October 9th 10:00 AM – 1:00-ish

!!!THIS WORK EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO FORECAST OF HEAVY RAIN!!! We still have some stone to finish moving from our Spring trail work, and this Sunday is the day. If you’re available Sunday, October 9th, we’d appreciate a couple extra hands. As usual, there will be some amount of spreading and packing of the stone, (the heavy lifting provided by tractor).  You’ll need a good pair of gloves, and a shovel, o
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Sunday 9/18 – Come to our our Annual Restoration Celebration

Come meet the people that make the Delta the place it is.  Our partners, the Confluence Project, US Forest Service, Oregon Equestrian Trails, Sandy River Basin Watershed Council, and others will be there, along with some live Bluegrass music, and coffee. _____________________________________________________________
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Come Meet our Equestrian Visitors – Saturday, June 18

Every year, we hold an event to help introduce our mutual 4 legged friends.  We call it Puppies and Ponies.  This is a great day to bring your children for a visit with horses, and also to introduce your Canines to Equus Caballus so they can learn how to interact with a horse on a trail. This years event will be Saturday, June 18th.  Horses should be on-site from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. What will be happening? •Edu
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Volunteers for Trail Work June 11th 9:00 AM – 1:00-ish

We managed to get just over half of our trail work done on the 14th, and want to finish the job soon.  (You’ve seen the remaining piles yet to be spread) If you’ve got some available time, Saturday, June 11th, we’d appreciate a couple extra hands. As usual, there will be some amount of spreading and packing of the stone, (the heavy lifting provided by tractor).  You’ll need a good pair of glov
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May 14th Spring Trail Work Day

We were able to take advantage of the cool and cloudy day to spread the better part of the load of stone we’ve had delivered for trail work.  We extended the sections of the Boundary Trail on either end of the turnpike section, and we spread a section of the Meadow Trail before running out of time and energy.  We have another day we need to plan so we can finish the rest of the load (Meadow and Channel Trails),
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Volunteer call for Trail Work May 14th 9:00 AM – 1:00-ish

Thanks to those who donated, it’s time we get out and do some trail repair and surfacing. We are having a load of stone delivered on Wednesday in preparation for a day of trail maintenance.  As usual, we would love to have some volunteer help. This will involve some amount of spreading, and packing the stone, (fortunately the heavy lifting will be done with a tractor).  You’ll need a good pair of gloves,
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Friends of the Columbia River Gorge Birdblind Hike May 7th

This Saturday afternoon, the Friends of the Columbia River Gorge is hosting a hike to the bird blind.  This is an annual hike we’ve participated in now for a number of years together with the Confluence Project, and this year joined by the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council. The hike is scheduled from 4:30 – 7:30.  If you are interested in participating, please visit the FoCG website.  Otherwise, please
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April 23 will be a Busy Day at the Delta (EcoBlitz / Turtle Survey)

This coming Saturday, April 23, there will be an all day volunteer event at the Delta (~8:00 AM to ~4:00 PM).  This event is a survey of wildlife species at the Delta, and part of a region-wide survey. A lot of participation is expected, so the Delta will be unusually busy.  We will be providing parking for volunteers only, but please expect parking to be more difficult all day.  If you are interested in information,
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