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Daimler fills the gap – Greenway Trail celebration May 9, 2019

Daimler Trucks North America and npGreenway (Friends of N. Portland Willamette Greenway Trail) hosted an informational/inspirational luncheon about the Greenway Trail segment through Swan Island. The purpose was to gather all involved parties – elected officials, Swan Island business, Metro, City of Portland, PBOT, and others – to share plans and progress on the Greenway […]

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Rep. Lou Fredrick tours N. Portland Greeenway Trail

In early June,  npGreenway board members Pat Jewett and Francie Royce took State Senator Lew Fredrick  (District 22) on a tour of the existing and future trail. All 10.4 miles of the trail is in Senator Fredrick district of North Portland.   npGreenway appreciates the time he took to tour and learn about the North Portland […]

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Come see us at the Eighth Annual Barbara Walker Trails Fair

Eighth Annual Barbara Walker Trails Fair Wednesday, June 20, 2018 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm Metro Regional Center – Apotheker Plaza  600 NE Grand Avenue Get the scoop on regional trails, network and meet new trail friends. Learn about trails: latest projects, grants and initiatives across the greater Portland region. Visit booths hosted by dozens of […]

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Volunteer Meet Up: This Thursday, April 21 at Lucky Lab Tap Room on Killingsworth

Volunteering is a reward in and of itself, but join us this Thursday at the Lucky Lab Tap Room (1700 N Killingsworth) for FREE drinks and a FREE t-shirt to boot! The rainy days are getting warmer and fewer and farther between. As flowers begin to bloom, folks come out of their winter hibernation and […]

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npGREENWAY Coordinator Job Posting

npGreenway is preparing for the final push to trail completion. To get there we are looking for help from you. We are currently in process of hiring a Coordinator to support our grassroots movement advocating a trail for jobs, nature and recreation. The Coordinator will work closely with the npGreenway Board to engage community members […]

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In Memorial to Barbara Walker, Portland’s Trail Champion

We sadly share the news that Portland’s trail and green spaces champion Barbara Walker recently passed away.  Some npGreenway members were lucky enough to know Barbara Walker  through the  40 Mile Loop Land Trust.  Barbara’s quiet determination preserved the Marquam Nature Park;  she worked to make the  Springwater Corridor Trail  a reality and she founded the 40 Mile […]

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Portland Tribune Write-up

What’s latest news about North Portland Greenway Trail?  The Tribune has written a nice article about what npGREENWAY and Portland Parks and Recreation have been up to this summer. Go to article at

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Please get your comments in for ODOT funding!

As you may know an important trail link is on the 150% list for ODOT funding.  This project would connect the Pier Park bridge and Chimney Park with a bridge over Columbia Boulevard and trail up to the St. Johns Landfill overlook.  It’s a key link in both the NpGreenway and the 40-Mile Loop.  It’s […]

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npGreenway Annual Meeting

npGreenway Annual Meeting Wednesday, May 1st 6 to 7:30 p.m. McMenamin’s Chapel Pub 430 N Killingsworth St. Portland, OR 97217 Come join us! Find out the most recent status of the npGreenway Trail and how you can help make this plan a reality. Contact: Francie Royce, co-chair

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Crucial Opportunity For Trail Construction

npGREENWAY Supporters, A crucial opportunity to complete the northern-most segment of the Willamette Greenway trail is here. Metro has submitted a grant, that if funded, will construct the segment between Kelley Point Park and Pier Park (Segment 1 ODOT is going through a project selection process NOW. Review the grant application and fill out […]

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