Prepare for Wildfire Smoke

Prepare for Wildfire Smoke

Hot temperatures, low humidity, and strong east winds will create conditions for extreme fire danger across western Oregon and southwest Washington on Friday and Saturday. The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a Red Flag Warning that will be in effect for much of western Oregon and Washington between 11 a.m. on Friday […]

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We’re hiring: Communications and Outreach Specialist

We’re hiring: Communications and Outreach Specialist

Lloyd EcoDistrict is a Portland-based nonprofit on a mission to promote equity, resilience, and climate protection at the local level. We recently became a nationally certified EcoDistrict, and we’re currently welcoming a new Communication & Outreach Specialist to help us implement our community-driven plan for a connected, prosperous, and resilient neighborhood. About Lloyd EcoDistrict Vision: […]

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Join the Lloyd EcoDistrict Board

Join the Lloyd EcoDistrict Board

Are you interested in joining the Lloyd EcoDistrict board? We are a small nonprofit with a big vision: to ensure Portland’s Lloyd neighborhood is one of the most sustainable neighborhoods in North America, and a leader in equity, resilience, and climate protection at the local level.  Our Mission Board members uplift and further the mission, […]

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Check out the re-painted Lloyd Street Mural!

Check out the re-painted Lloyd Street Mural!

Thank you to the dozens of volunteers who helped repaint the street intersection mural at NE 2nd Ave and NE Clackamas over one of the hottest weekends of 2022! It was a wonderful event that brought community members together to create something beautiful in the Lloyd neighborhood. The mural, originally painted in 2017 and repainted […]

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint: 1) Assess Building Performance

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint: 1) Assess Building Performance

We recently announced our release of the Reducing Your Carbon Footprint report. This report details a five-step process to help your business or building reduce their carbon footprint! If you want to read the full report, look at it here. Here, we want to introduce you to the first step of the report: Assess Building […]

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July’s Peace Memorial Park Cleanup

July’s Peace Memorial Park Cleanup

Thank you to all our volunteers who made it out to our July volunteer event to help clean up Peace Memorial Park! We know it was a hot one, and though we know you came equipped with water and sunscreen, we want to extend our gratitude to every single one of you who volunteered your […]

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Reflecting on “Heat Week”

Reflecting on “Heat Week”

In thinking about this past week’s heat wave, I can’t help but reflect on my experience with Portland’s “Heat Week,” events earlier this summer. This was a week of events to commemorate the 2021 Heat Dome in Portland. I attended the 350PDX Pedalpalooza Ride as well as the Action Night Picnic. I would consider myself […]

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NEW: Air Quality in Lloyd Resouce Page

NEW: Air Quality in Lloyd Resouce Page

Hi, Sophia Kingsbury here; Neighborhood Resilience Intern for Lloyd EcoDistrict. Among the objectives and plans laid out in our community’s 2030 Roadmap, we have set a goal to track air quality data. In conjunction with this goal, Lloyd EcoDistrict wants to make this data available and share mitigation strategies for poor air quality days. One […]

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Lloyd EcoDistrict awarded an AARP Community Challenge grant to launch the Lloyd Prepares Challenge Campaign

Lloyd EcoDistrict awarded an AARP Community Challenge grant to launch the Lloyd Prepares Challenge Campaign

Lloyd EcoDistrict is excited to announce that we have been awarded an AARP Community Challenge grant to help launch the Lloyd Prepares Challenge Campaign.  The AARP Community Challenge is a grant program to make tangible improvements in communities that jump-start long-term change. It is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which supports the efforts […]

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Pollinator Week 2022

Pollinator Week 2022

Last week was pollinator week, and there were two successful events to celebrate at Peace Memorial Park in the Lloyd. We had the pleasure of welcoming and working with a dozen volunteers from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). These volunteers spent the day picking up trash around the park, removing graffiti, repainting walls, mowing the lawn […]

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Free COVID-19 Tests

Free COVID-19 Tests

Lloyd EcoDistrict, thanks to the Oregon Health Authority, has received a number of COVID-19 at-home test kits (and masks) that we are distributing for free to the community.  We will be distributing them on Wednesday, June 22 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM, Thursday, June 23 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM, and Wednesday, June […]

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth

June 19 marks Juneteenth, a holiday recognizing the emancipation of enslaved Black people after the Civil War and a “celebration of Black culture, freedom, and joy.” We encourage Lloyd community members to join us in getting involved by learning more about the historical significance of Juneteenth and attending events this weekend. Juneteenth was first celebrated […]

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