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August is Awesome at Tryon Creek!

August is Awesome at Tryon Creek!

The Friends of Tryon Creek invite the public to connect with nature and experience the inspiration and rejuvenation that results from spending time in the forest at Tryon Creek State Natural Area.

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The Friends of Tryon Creek kick off the First Annual Lu Beck Membership Drive

The Friends of Tryon Creek kick off the First Annual Lu Beck Membership Drive

The Friends of Tryon Creek are holding their first annual Lu Beck Membership Drive from July 1st through September 30th, 2013.

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Phil Hamilton honored for 20,000 hours of stewardship work

Phil Hamilton honored for 20,000 hours of stewardship work

Friends of Tryon Creek volunteer Phil Hamilton, 80, completed his 20,000th hour of volunteer stewardship work in the park.

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Summer Heats up with Forest Music Concert Series

Summer Heats up with Forest Music Concert Series

The Friends of Tryon Creek invite the public to enjoy a spectacular lineup of local music at the annual Forest Music summer concert series.

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The Friends of Tryon Creek announce “Discover Tryon Creek” Photo Contest

The Friends of Tryon Creek announce “Discover Tryon Creek” Photo Contest

Win prizes, help promote Tryon Creek State Natural Area and inspire people to cultivate a lifelong relationship with nature.

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June Activities at Tryon Creek State Natural Area

June Activities at Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Kick off the summer months with a variety of different activities to engage and inspire park visitors of all ages.

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The Friends of Tryon Creek announce the Gray Family Foundation’s matching challenge

The Friends of Tryon Creek announce the Gray Family Foundation’s matching challenge

The Friends of Tryon Creek are pleased to announce the kick-off of the Gray Family Foundation’s annual matching challenge through September 2013.

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Celebrate World Environment Day 2013

Celebrate World Environment Day 2013

Portland is green and the world knows it! In February of this year the UN announced that Portland was selected as the host city for North America’s World Environment Day (WED).

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May Events at Tryon Creek State Natural Area

May Events at Tryon Creek State Natural Area

The Friends of Tryon Creek welcome the warming weather with some fun activities in the park during the month of May.

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Friends of Tryon Creek Announces Executive Director Change

Friends of Tryon Creek Announces Executive Director Change

Friends of Tryon Creek Announces Executive Director Change Portland, Oregon – After four years as the Executive Director for the Friends of Tryon Creek, David Cohen has announced his plans to leave the organization in April 2013. Cohen first began working with the Friends in May of 2009. He was brought in to grow the organization by increasing membership and funding, and expanding the Friends’ presence and value to the community. Under Cohen’s leadership, the Friends’ adopted a strategic plan; grew the staff; increased annual income by over...

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