Monkey Puzzle Trees are Portland’s Ancient Survivors
The mature trees growing in Portland are almost all about 115 years old, having arrived as seeds available to fair-goers attending the 1905 Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition
NECN Board Spotlight: Keith Jones
Hey! Neighbor chatted with Keith Jones about his work on the Green Loop, the groundbreaking partnership the Lloyd Neighborhood has forged with Right 2 Dream Too, and how it all could improve the city’s resilience in a natural disaster.
Concordia Foundation Moves to Return University-Zoned Land to Residential Use
Concordia University ceased operations in the spring of last year. On June 29 it was sold in an auction on the Multnomah County steps to the Lutheran Church Extension Fund for $3 million.
Nonprofit Forms to Provide Garbage Service to Unhoused Residents in 3-Month Pilot Project
Inspired by the “hygiene stations” the City of Portland provides, the Clean Camp project gives homeless campers the ability to keep their area clean by providing basic dumpster services.
AdoptOneBlock: Bringing Portlanders together to clean up their favorite places
It really is fast and easy: enter your address at www.adoptoneblock.org, choose a block, and order the clean up supplies -- all delivered within a week or two via Amazon.
ReBuilding Center is Back with Classes and Racial Justice
Evolving over more than a generation, the ReBuilding Center today is firmly rooted in the movements against climate change and racism, focusing on reuse of existing resources, sharing with one another, and respecting the environment.