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Posted on: June 14, 2019

The Week of June 17 -Traffic pattern changes at the intersection of Vannah, Woodford and Clifton.

The City of Portland Parks, Recreation and Facilities and Public Works Departments will be implementing a traffic change to redirect the flow of traffic at the intersection of Vannah, Woodford, and Clifton Streets during the week of June 17, 2019.

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Public Meeting to Discuss Traffic Change at Vannah, Woodford & Clifton Streets

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The City of Portland is inviting the public to join the Parks, Recreation and Facilities and Public Works Departments along with the Friends of Woodfords Corner and the Back Cove Neighborhood Association for a public meeting to discuss a traffic change to...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Job Opportunities

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The City of Portland is currently hiring seasonal staff to work in Parks and other outdoor spaces this summer. The work is vigorous manual labor, but you will be rewarded with fresh air, working outside, and getting the satisfaction of beautifying our nat...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Sixth Season of Sundays on the Boulevard Starts May 5

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 ‘Sundays on the Boulevard’ Sixth car-free season along Baxter Boulevard to run from May 5 – September 29The Sixth season of Sundays on the Boulevard will start Sunday, May 5, 2019. Baxter Boulevard, with one of the best views in Portlan...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Your Next Adventure Awaits!

Spring Summer ཏ Recreation Program Guide

Register today for everything from summer camps to swim lessons, knockerball to e-sports gaming! With fantastic senior trips and adult adventures.

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Proposed Changes to Baxter Woods Off-Leash Rules

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Please join the Parks Commission and Parks, Rec and Facilities Department Staff for a discussion of proposed changes to off-leash rules in Baxter Woods.

Public comment is encouraged.  

April 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM, Portland City Hall, Council Chambers...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

NEW Interactive Map of Evergreen Cemetery

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We are excited to offer a new interactive map of Evergreen Cemetery. This interactive map will allow you to search for loved ones and the many famous burials at Evergreen Cemetery. Searching can be done by name, age and other parameters. Click here to acc...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Chamber Businesses Give Portland Opportunity Crew a Boost

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The City of Portland is excited to announce that several donations have recently been received to support the continuation of the Portland Opportunity Crew, the City’s panhandling-to-work program. The Portland Community Chamber of Commerce has brought tog...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Mayor Strimling Joins Coalition of 134 Mayors to Launch 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign

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 Mayor Strimling and the City of Portland’s Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department has joined The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute in launching an historic “10-minute walk” parks adv...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

City Joins Forces with Elliotsville Plantation to Create Parks Conservancy

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The City of Portland and Elliotsville Plantation, Inc. are pleased to announce their ongoing collaboration to create a conservancy in Portland that supports municipal parks, trails, and open spaces. A six-member steering committee, which includes a repres...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

City Begins Urban Forest Inventory in Portland

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 Today, the City of Portland and the USDA Forest Service’sForest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program began an urban inventory of trees, green space, and ground cover on public and private land for the greater Portland metropolitan area. The crew...

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