Native Planting Workshop and Work Party at Veteran's Park in Scappoose

Enjoy tree planting with your community along the banks of South Scappoose Creek to create healthy habitat for salmon.

Join the Scappoose Bay Watershed Council and the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership at Veterans Park at a tree planting and a workshop about a simple native plant propagation technique. The workshop will teach and engage interested participants in making willow and dogwood cuttings for restoration projects. These cuttings will be planted along the South Scappoose creek bank along with our other plants.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. All ages and abilities are welcome!

  • A registration form must be completed for each volunteer.
  • Parents: please fill out a form for each child/dependent. Students ages 16 or older can volunteer without an adult present.

Accessibility: The planting site is in a flat area just a few minutes from the parking lot.

What to bring: Face covering or mask and a water bottle.

What we provide: sanitized planting gloves, shovels, extra masks, snacks and warm beverages.

What to wear: Long sleeves, pants, rain gear and sturdy shoes or boots are recommended.

Before the event: You will receive an email with a specific parking location and additional details.

At the event:

Cutting workshop- Please arrive at 8:45 AM - Scappoose Bay Watershed Council and the Estuary Partnership will also hold a workshop at Veteran's Park to teach interested participants how to make willow and dogwood cuttings for restoration projects. These cuttings will be planted along the South Scappoose creek bank along with our other plants.

• Planting native trees and shrubs - bare roots and cuttings

• Picking up trash

• Pulling weeds

We welcome ALL ages, races and ethnicities, religions, gender identities, countries of origin, sexual orientation, immigrants and refugees, abilities and disabilities, spoken and signed languages. Together, we are a stronger community working toward a common goal.

Estuary Partnership staff are closely following the CDC’s COVID guidelines and will alert all registered guests to any event changes, including cancellation.

Questions? Please contact Samantha Dumont at 503-939-7381 or sdumont@estuarypartnership.org

Thank you project funders and partners - this project wouldn't be possible without you: Scappoose Bay Watershed Council, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, City of Scappoose, One Tree Planted and Bonneville Power Administration.

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