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by EarthShare Oregon
Mar 8, 2012

Earth Day reminds us to do just a little bit more...

Hikers in the Columbia River Gorge
Hikers in the Columbia River Gorge

EarthShare and our member charities are preparing to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22nd, with a long list of great ways for you to get involved.  Of course, the donation you've already made is good -- but you can use your time and talents, too, for volunteer opportunities and educational outings:

  • Friends of Trees is partnering with EarthShare-participating businesses to get their employees out planting trees along I-205 through NE & SE Portland. This long-barren stretch of highway is growing a new forest along the multi-use path frequented by walkers and cyclists, thanks to all the volunteers that are working so hard.
  • Columbia Riverkeeper trains and leads a team of volunteers to act as "eyes and ears" on a part of the Columbia River throughout the year, report pollution, pick up trash, and even take samples of the river water a few times a year.  These volunteers are crucial to protecting the Columbia River for all Oregonians!
  • Friends of the Columbia Gorge is leading hikes, bike rides, and stewardship work parties with the goal of bringing you out to see a new place (and care for these spots) this spring and summer.

All these opportunities and more are always listed at http://earthshare-oregon.org -- all year long, you'll find events, classes, and ways to give your time to any of our EarthShare member charities throughout Oregon.

Thank you for giving through EarthShare -- your gift makes it possible for our 70 member charities to keep people healthy, protect places for wildlife, and reduce global warming, both in Oregon and across the globe.

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EarthShare Oregon

Location: Portland, Oregon - USA
Website: http:/​/​earthshare-oregon.org
EarthShare Oregon
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