The Monarch Butterfly: On the Brink of Extinction but Denied Federal Protection

The Monarch Butterfly: On the Brink of Extinction but Denied Federal Protection

Even though we’ve all had that on our minds lately, it’s still important to consider species that play critical roles in ecosystems and are threatened with extinction. One such species is the monarch butterfly. Pollinators such as the monarch are essential to the wellbeing and survival of many animals as they are responsible for helping […]

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Stand up for Peace this Armistice Day

Stand up for Peace this Armistice Day

Lloyd EcoDistrict joins our friends at Veterans For Peace in a push to recognize November 11th as a day to celebrate and work towards peace. From Veterans For Peace: “Over one hundred years ago the world celebrated peace as a universal principle. The first World War had just ended and nations mourning their dead collectively […]

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37 Volunteers, 70+ Bags of Garbage, and 2 Neighborhood Spots Being Reimagined

37 Volunteers, 70+ Bags of Garbage, and 2 Neighborhood Spots Being Reimagined

It might have been a cloudy August day but that didn’t stop nearly 40 volunteers from having one of our most productive and enjoyable neighborhood cleanups of the summer! Together with SOLVE and our new friends at Human Access Project, volunteers collected 70+ bags of trash across Peace Memorial Park, the Eastbank Esplanade, the Convention […]

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Peace Memorial Park, Eastbank Esplanade, Duckworth Dock Clean-up

Peace Memorial Park, Eastbank Esplanade, Duckworth Dock Clean-up

Join Lloyd EcoDistrict, SOLVE, and Human Access Project volunteers to clean-up Peace Memorial Park and the surrounding areas (Eastbank Esplanade/Convention Center/Moda Center, and the Duckworth Dock). The clean-up event will include trash pick-up, sprucing up Peace Memorial Park garden, invasive plant removal, and sweeping walkways/bikeways. About Peace Memorial Park: Since we have joined in partnership […]

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1.25 Tons of Garbage Collected!

1.25 Tons of Garbage Collected!

What a large team effort it was – nearly 300 volunteers collected 2,550 lbs of trash across SOLVE’s Portland-area cleanups last weekend. In the Lloyd, Lloyd EcoDistrict, SOLVE and Veterans for Peace volunteers made excellent progress in cleaning up Peace Memorial Park, the Eastbank Esplanade, the surrounding areas. Skip to the bottom to see many […]

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Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

Peace Memorial Park: Summer Volunteers Needed

Connected to the East Bank Esplanade, intersected by one of Portland’s busiest bikeways, and graced with expansive views of the Willamette River and the downtown skyline, Peace Memorial Park was established as a public place to honor victims of war, both military and civilian. Since we have joined in partnership with Veterans For Peace in […]

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