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  • Support TRK by shopping at Fred Meyer with your Rewards Card. All you have to do is link your Rewards Card and scan it every time you shop at Fred Meyer. You can link your Rewards Card to TRK by following this link. If you do not have a Rewards Card, you can sign up for […]

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  • On August 19th, TRK and Adventures Without Limits will host our Annual Adaptive Paddle Clinic, an opportunity for people with disabilities to enjoy the beauty of the Tualatin while being part of a supportive community. Join us at Cook Park from 10am-1pm  try out a wide array of adaptive paddling equipment designed to meet individual needs, and special equipment and […]

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  • The Portland Bureau of Environmental Services alerted the public last week of two sewage spills that occurred on  Woods Creek, a tributary of Fanno Creek. City crews were able to stop a 27,000 gallon discharge of sewage into Woods Creek on the 6100 block of Canby Street, determining the cause of discharge to be a sewage pipe that […]

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  • More than 200 community members participated in the 28th annual Discovery Day hosted by TRK, Metro, Clean Water Services, and Centro Cultural. Participants got a taste of past and present, as we shared with our community the legacy of the Tualatin river with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring local government representatives, a self guided paddle […]

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  • TRK hosted our 19th Annual Benefit, River Connections this past Saturday, April 8. This year’s benefit was bittersweet, as we took a moment to honor the life of Jeff Douglas, one of our most valued leaders in the movement to protect and care for the Tualatin River. Jeff passed away from cancer earlier this year. […]

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  • On Friday, March 17, Tualatin Riverkeepers and Ash Creek Forest Management hosted the first of two biannual River Professor Events titled: Using Cattle Grazing in Native Prairie Restoration. A full house of community members joined us at Cooper Mountain Nature Park, eager to learn more about how partnerships with local cattle ranchers can be used […]

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  • Volunteers can directly improve water quality with their own hands by engaging in these native plantings events. For more information, contact Mike at mike@tualatinriverkeepers.org. November 12, 2016 & February 25, 2017: Join us as we plant trees and shrubs at Sherwood’s Woodhaven Park from 9am to 12pm. We tend to average 1,000 plants in the […]

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  • In addition to an update on TRK’s 2016 highlights and success, we’ll screen a short film about the plight of bees and have an in-depth discussion about the role of pesticides in the watershed guided by Sharon Selvaggio from NW Center for Alternatives to Pesticides. We’ll also have a Local Honey Tasting and enjoy light […]

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  • Trip Leader Training Classroom Session Saturday, February 18, 2017 Tualatin Heritage Center 10am to 3pm Will cover the volunteer job positions plus TRK history and current programs descriptions, fleet/equipment review, and a riverside “mock” paddle trip training Pool Training Session Saturday, March 11, 2017 Tualatin Aquatic Center at Tualatin High School 9am – noon Review […]

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  • February 18, 2017 Tualatin Heritage Center 10am – 4pm This training includes a classroom session that will cover the volunteer job positions plus TRK history and current programs descriptions, fleet/equipment review, a riverside “mock” paddle trip training, and (weather-permitting) a paddle trip.

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