IN THE NEWS

Check out the re-painted Lloyd Street Mural!

By | on August 11, 2022 | Blog, Events, Photo Reel, Residential Resiliency

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

By | on August 10, 2022 | Blog, Residential Resiliency

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

By | on August 9, 2022 | Blog, Residential Resiliency

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”

By | on August 2, 2022 | Blog, In the news

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

By | on July 20, 2022 | Blog

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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Our Action Plan for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

By | on July 14, 2022 | Residential Resiliency

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

By | on July 6, 2022 | Blog, In the news, Residential Resiliency

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

By | on June 29, 2022 | Blog, Photo Reel

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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Heat Week 2022

By | on June 22, 2022 | Events, Residential Resiliency

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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Free COVID-19 Tests

By | on June 19, 2022 | Blog

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

By | on June 16, 2022 | Blog

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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Memorial Day & Peace Memorial Park

By | on June 9, 2022 | Blog

On Memorial Day, we had the privilege of volunteers coming out, equipped with rain jackets, to join us in our efforts to makeover Peace Memorial Park. It was a special day for me in particular, as it was my first time visiting the park in person since I started working with Lloyd EcoDistrict last year. […]

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