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Sep 24, 2016 - 7:00am
Spend the day as a citizen scientist and help contribute to the Portland-Vancouver region's species inventory! Volunteers are needed to help identify all the species of birds, macroinvertebrates, insects, reptiles, and amphibians we can find in and around the lake. Experts will be on hand to help volunteers correctly id species.Multiple shifts available - come for one or stay the whole time. Families welcome.Register Now - or check back soon for more shifts covering different species! 
Sep 24, 2016 - 10:00am
Lend your strength to help the Vernon School community in northeast Portland! Volunteers are needed to help to remove 864 square feet of asphalt from the schoolyard. The asphalt removal is in partnership with Depave, a local non-profit that leads depaving events across the community. There will be coffee, snacks, possibly a DJ, and lots of opportunities for community building.
With funding from REI, and in partnership with the City of Ridgefield, the Port of Ridgefield, McCuddy’s Ridgefield Marina, Alder Creek, and others, the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is spearheading a non-motorized boating improvement project at the Ridgefield Boat Ramp. Take the Survey!
The Estuary Partnership is accepting proposals for habitat restoration projects in the lower Columbia River designed to improve the access and quality of rearing and refuge habitat for juvenile Pacific salmonds. See our habitat restoration project funding page for details. 
Oct 15, 2016 - 6:30pm
Our biggest celebration of the year! Join us for an unforgettable evening on the banks of the Columbia River. Proceeds help us get kids outdoors to expand their learning, stir their curiosity, and cultivate their care for the Columbia River.Get tickets and all the details on our Gala website!