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Weekday Tree Planting Events – Wed, 3/18 and Thurs, 4/2

Just a heads up for those lucky enough to be able to visit the Delta on weekdays, There will be two tree planting parties lead by Friends of Trees on the following dates. These are private planting groups, so we’re not looking for volunteers, but please be aware that there is work on these days. Wednesday, 3/18 morning and afternoon shifts by a local school Thursday, 4/2 in the afternoon, a large group of volun
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**CANCELLED** Trail Work Volunteer Work Party – March 15 – 9:00 AM **CANCELLED**

Due to predicted heavy rains, we are cancelling Sunday’s work party.   (It’s miserable working in heavy rain, and the tractor may do more trail damage than we are tying to prevent.) Stay tuned for a rain date update… Come join us on Sunday, March 15 at 9:00 AM to finish the Old Channel trail work we started on Feb 28th.   You’ll need a shovel, gloves, and good boots, and a sturdy garden rake (
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Volunteer for some trail work with us Saturday February 28th

We’d like some help during a trail work event.  Next Saturday, February 28th, we will be laying down stone along the Old Channel Trail, between the Powerlines and 1000 Acres Road. The help is needed in smoothing and packing the stone (the stone will be hauled with a tractor). we will be starting around 9:00 AM, and will plan on working until noon or 1:00 PM. This will likely take two days to complete where day
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Friends of Trees Planting Event February 7th

There will be a tree planting event coordinated by Friends of Trees at the Delta on Saturday, February 7th.  It’s always good to have regular users of the Delta involved so we hope you can participate. For more information, please click here for Friends of Trees and find the Sandy River Delta event on their calendar. We hope to see you there. (please scroll down for more details)    Sandy River Delta Plant
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Please Consider an End of Year Deductible Donation

It’s Tax time, and you can help our volunteers The “Friends of the Sandy River Delta” is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization of volunteers and users of the Delta working to keep the Delta usable clean, and safe for all users. We manage the dog-waste cans, pick up litter, and maintain the trails in the area. This last year, we were successful in cleaning a tremendous amount of trash from the illegal campsites al
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Trail Restored from Wetlands Restoration Work

As users are already aware, a portion of the Meadow Trail looping to the Eastern section of the Delta has been detoured since August to accommodate a wetlands restoration project. The excavation and grading work intended to restore natural water incursion into this area is now complete, and the trail detour is now removed. The trail is intended to be restored to it’s original location, with the exception of a s
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Friends of Trees Planting Event at the Delta – November 8th

Friends of Trees will be leading another tree planting event at the Delta this upcoming Saturday (November 8th) scheduled from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  They are anticipating the possibility of 100 volunteers so we will be parking those involved with the event near the corral to save room for regular visitors. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit the Friends of Trees site Event Calendar for November 8th for
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New Volunteers wanted for Trashcan Pickup

We are looking for some new volunteers to help with our trash can duties at the Delta. If you are a regular visitor, and can manage approximately once a month to visit the Delta and help empty the trash cans, and haul the bags to the dumpster, we would love your help. One of our intrepid regulars can no longer keep the commitment, which leaves us shy of what we’d like, and makes the job tougher for the remainin
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Main Gate Closure Hours beginning October 10th

The main gate at the Delta will begin to be managed starting the evening of October 10th.  The exit lane will remain open, but is controlled by a tire spike strip to prevent entry. Open hours for the Delta (a designated day-use area) will now be as follows: October 1 – November 2:  6:00 am – 8:00 pm November 3 – March 8:    6:00 am – 6:00 pm March 9 – May 31:              6:00 am –
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