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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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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Our Action Plan for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Since the launch of Lloyd EcoDistrict a decade ago, the Lloyd community has set the standard for resource conservation and efficiency (energy, water, and materials management). We minimize the neighborhood’s impact on the environment, while optimizing the use of existing public infrastructure investments, and reducing private development costs and utility-related expenses for local businesses and […]

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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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Heat Week 2022

Heat Week 2022

This year, Portlander’s have grown accustomed to cloudy skies, cold mornings, and rain, with the spring having record rain showers and the Willamette river areas under flood warning. Yet, we can not forget that around this time last year, Oregon experienced a major heat dome. Temperatures in the Portland area reached a record high of […]

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An Update on “Portland Street Response”

An Update on “Portland Street Response”

If you haven’t heard yet, “Portland Street Response,” the city-funded program launched in mid-February of 2021 in the Lents neighborhood, expanded to a broader area in east Portland in November and then went citywide on March 28 of this year! The program aims to reduce the number of behavioral health calls that police or fire […]

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Heat Wave Preparedness Tips

Heat Wave Preparedness Tips

This week another heat wave is hitting the Pacific NorthWest. In the Portland area you can expect the forecast to be dangerously hot, with temperatures as high as 105 degrees in effect from noon Wednesday through 10 p.m. Saturday, with little overnight cooling. Friday is especially concerning as the heat builds up in the days […]

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R2DToo Update

R2DToo Update

This past Thursday, May 27th, Lloyd EcoDistrict hosted a lunchtime event with members of Right 2 Dream Too (R2DToo) and the Lloyd Community Association to update the Lloyd community on the efforts of the quickly expanding organization. R2DToo is a nonprofit organization working to bring shelter to houseless Portland residents, servicing anywhere from 15 to […]

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