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Upcoming Tree Planting Events, March 31st and April 1st

There will be tree planting activities at the Delta this coming week.  These are both private events, so this is just a notice. Thursday, March 31st, (9:00 – 12:00):  This is a private event for local schools.  Friday, April 1st, (11:45 – 3:30):  This is a private event hosted by Daimler and the Blazers (3’s for Trees). Please be aware of these volunteer events.    
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Spring Restoration Work and Spraying Schedule

Restoration Work at the Delta Hello Delta Users. Spring is here, and some of the restoration work at the delta will involve spraying. Below is a list of approximate dates, and work that will be done including the treatments to be applied. A map indicating the zones corresponding to the dates is at bottom.    
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Lost Dog at the Delta

We’ve had a report of a lost dog at the Delta. The Boston Terrier has been spotted at times running along the freeway. If anyone sees this dog, Rocco, please help to retrieve him. Craigslist posting here for more info: http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/laf/5428275861.html
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Tree Clearing over the Holidays

Posts are better late than never… As everyone knows, there can be some pretty good winds at the Delta.  And, with an abundance of cottonwood trees, there will always be some trees to clear off of trails. Though it took some saw maintenance, we eventually got the largest one cleared from the Meadow Trail loop, and left behind a couple of “benches” for a good place to park and view the scenery. As alw
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Volunteer Tree Planting Event – February 6th 8:45 AM

There will be a volunteer tree planting event sponsored (with our participation) by the Friends of Trees and the Sandy River Basin Watershed Council on February 6th, from 8:45 – 12:00 noon. For more information, please click here for the Friends of Trees calendar and find the Sandy River Delta event for Saturday, February 6. As always, we like to see regular Delta users at these events. (please scroll down for
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‘Tis the (Tax Deductible) Donation Season

Hi Delta Users, It’s that time of year that we ask people to give a little to help us continue. We are a small organization, and we rely on donations to support what we do to keep the Delta usable. As you know, we are the people who manage the dog-waste cans, pick up litter, and maintain the trails in the area including clearing fallen trees. We also continue to keep an eye on the transient population at the De
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With Winter, Comes Downed Trees

As we can expect, a recreation site in the Columbia Gorge gets a good deal of wind as the seasons change.  We managed to get out to clear some large trees along the access roads so we can do our garbage runs, but we haven’t surveyed all the trails. Though we asked while taking care of the trees below, we weren’t notified of others, though we suspect there are more. Please contact us if there are trees tha
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Tree Planting Volunteer Event November 7th

It’s the time of year to help with restoration projects at the Delta. On November 7th, 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 post for in
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Hootenanny! Sunday September 20th in the AM!

Come join us next weekend for our annual Sandy River Delta Partners  HOOTENANNY!!! What’s a Hootenanny?  A social gathering, an opportunity to meet some of the people making the Delta, a chance to find out how to help… Well, that’s what our Hootenanny is. We’ll be set up near the start of the Confluence/Boundary trail, just East of the parking lot.  Some of our FSRD volunteers will be there, a
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