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EVENT: Intertwine Alliance Spring Meeting and Release of Bi-State Trail Plan

Please Share With Other Parks, Trails, and Natural Area Supporters Why should you attend? 1). We will be unveiling the first ever Bi-State Trail Plan 2). You will receive a copy of the first ever Annual Report of The Intertwine Alliance outlining recent successes and projects for the coming year 3). There will be a […]

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Baltimore Woods leaps forward with funding from Nature in the Neighborhoods Grant

March 19, 2010 Dear npGreenway and 40-Mile Loop partners,It was a very heartening moment as the Metro councilors voted one by one unanimously to support the Nature in Neighborhoods grant for 4 Baltimore Woods property acquisitions! It was one of 5 projects chosen in the Metro area. I know it’s not a part of Robert’s […]

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Metro Needs assistance with Trail Counting

Metro needs some help calibrating an infrared trail counter. Robert Spurlock, Metro’s Associate Regional Trails Planner, asked if we could round up some folks to assist with the process. He needs to calibrate the infrared trail counters by comparing the tool’s data to a hand count. He needs four different trail counts completed. One two […]

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Rail and Trails existing together…another local example

Rail and Trails existing together. Yes, despite what the railroads here in North Portland are testifying, it is possible–and safe! Here is a great video shot by Michael Irving of his exerience on the Westside Express Service this week. Checkout the great views of all the water and trails. Love the view of the bridge […]

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Update on RFF Comments

Michelle has posted a great story over at the Bicycle Transportation Alliance blog about your overwhelming support in Metro’s recent Regional Flexible Funding process. THANK YOU! We have great hope that the decision will come in favor of the Willamette River Greenway Feasibility Study. Support for bike/ped trails dominates Metro process Posted by: Michelle Dec […]

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Connecting Green

Connecting GreenOriginally uploaded by npGREENWAY npGREENWAY is excited to be participating in Connecting Green. Connecting Green is a region wide initiative among organizations with overlapping goals to “create the world’s greatest systems of parks, trails, and natural areas.” This is a high goal, but given our natural heritage, one that we believe is achievable. Click […]

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