Homestead

HOMESTEAD NEIGHBORHOOD
August 2016 News
 
The Homestead Neighborhood Association normally meets the First Tuesday of every month, 7pm at the OHSU Child Development and Rehabilitation Center; 707 SW Gaines, Third Floor. 
 

Portland Park Bureau begins selective spraying for invasive species late August and early September
 
As part of the "Connecting Urban Forest Project", Portland Parks will begin spraying in targeted areas, Terwilliger Parkway, Marquam Nature Park and Keller Woods. All within the Homestead Boundaries.
 
"Selective Spray Treatment: Starting in late summer, invasive species in the most challenging terrain within the parks will be treated. Professional treatments are timed to ensure greater effectiveness and avoid impacts to ground nesting birds. All work will be guided by PP&R's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategy-a nationally recognized program utilizing best practices for invasive plant management." From Park Bureau FAQ document linked below.
 
The Park Bureau has begun to post informational signage and has sent a map of the area to be sprayed along with an FAQ document. Also attached is background information about Homestead's support and participation in the removal of invasive species. (Note: additional 'weedy tree work' will be done this winter.)
 
Questions about this project can be addressed by contacting SW Natural Resource Ecologist, Janelle St. Pierre at janelle.st.pierre@portlandoregon.gov 
or 503-307-3426.
 
 
Marquam Terwilliger FAQ's 
 
Background Information

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September Meeting Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 7pm
 
September preliminary agenda includes updates regarding
  • Briefing re: Residential Infill Project (allowing for increased density)
  • Duniway Park Project Update
  • Homestead Committee Reports
Check the website prior to meeting for the updated agenda http://www.homesteadna.org   
 
 

 
Jackie Phillips 
Vice-President, Homestead Neighborhood Association 
 

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You're invited!                               

Neighborhood meetings are held at 7:00pm, the first Tuesday of each month during the school year at the OHSU CDRC, 3rd Floor, SW 6th and SW Gaines.

You are invited to join us for our monthly meetings and frequent park events!

 

Sincerely,

 

Your Homestead Neighborhood Association Board