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Approval of Funds for Delta Cleanup

Below is an article in the Gresham Outlook on the approval of funds to address the Transient Camps at the Delta. Click on the image to view, or go to the on-line article  
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Volunteers Wanted at the Delta for Trail Work this Weekend (6/7 and 6/8)

Hi all, We are finally getting a delivery of stone on very short notice for some of the trail work we’ve been planning since early this year. We will be getting four loads to spread along the trail to the beach, to fill in along the Boundary Trail, and to fill some low spots at the start of the Meadow Trail. We tentatively are planning on working both days, Saturday and Sunday of this coming weekend (June 7th a
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Transient Camp News

—- see bottom of post to report camp activity —- Many of you are aware of the work we’ve done in the early part of the year attempting to clean out transient camps along the Sandy. (see here, here, here, and here). By spring, we had cleared the remnants of virtually all the previously active sites, and we were making progress with local law enforcement in understanding how to keep the transient camp
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Suspicious Vehicle Seen in the Delta Parking Lot

One of our trash can crew was doing the rounds early Saturday morning at the Delta shortly after 6:00 AM, when he noticed an old chevy pickup roving the parking lot and occasionally parking near other vehicles.  Returning to the lot after his rounds, he noticed the truck was in yet other locations, and one of the two individuals was out looking into other cars. After calling police dispatch, and finishing up the othe
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Walt Morey Middle School Confluence Project Event

We were just given notice of a project at the Walt Morey Middle School in Troutdale that has ties to the Confluence Project. The project and event, Gifts of our Ancestors, is described by Carson Abbert, the school Art Teacher involved in the project as follows:   “I’d like to invite you to join us on Saturday. As part of our research with the Confluence Project’s Gifts from Our Ancestor’s
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Restoration Activity for Next Two Years

The last few years at the Delta have brought lots of work, and lots of changes.  Now that the Dam has been removed, and unfortunately with it, the loss of easy access to Sundial Island, the restoration activities will be concentrating on the main area of the Delta.  Though the work at times will create some inconveniences, it should only enhance the environment that draws so many to the Delta to begin with. We met wi
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Officer Elections and Meeting Agenda – May 29th

Per our bylaws as a non-profit organization, we are required to hold biennial elections for the offices of Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. On May 29th, We will be holding a meeting to elect the Chair and Vice Chair office-holders for two year positions. For those interested in getting more involved in goings-on at the Delta, or with any interest in meeting, participating, or seeking one of our offices, p
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Trail Work done on May 12th

A belated post on some trail work we did a couple weeks back. We plan on getting more active on trail maintenance this summer, but we have a slight snag in that our source for 1/4 -minus stone has no current supply.  Although we do expect to get more soon, we will try to make do. Two weekends ago, we set to work on a section of trail overdue for some attention, the section of the Old Channel trail leading toward R
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Herbicide Spraying at the Delta 4/21-4/25

Ash Creek Forestry, the contractor doing the restoration work at the Delta, will be spraying herbicide in the area near the Bird Blind during the week of 4/21 through 4/25 (weather permitting). If visiting the area, you may want to watch for signs, and / or the dyed application present along the indicated trails. See map below  
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