River View Natural Area Open House (canceled)
Date: 6:00pm - 10:30pm PDT July 9 Location: Templeton Campus Center
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Templeton Campus Center
THIS EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE.
Portland Parks & Recreation will share a draft access plan and management concepts for the River View Natural Area at an Open House on Wednesday, July 9 from 6pm – 8pm at the Stamm Dining Room in the Templeton Campus Center.
The Open House will feature a presentation by the consultant team at 6:15pm and repeating at 7:15pm.
Maps and other displays will show areas of core habitat, riparian areas, trails and viewing areas, parking and access, and management recommendations. Parks will ask for the public’s comments and feedback on the draft plan.
Parks and the consultant team will share the work completed since the last Open House, including:
- Ecological prescriptions for protection and enhancement of forested and aquatic habitats.
- Site-specific design criteria walking/hiking trails, mountain biking trails, viewing areas, and gathering space. These criteria will be used to evaluate location of walking/hiking trails, allowance and location of mountain biking trails, and educational activities.
- Evaluation of areas for parking and access.
The draft plan documents and a comment form will be posted online for two weeks after the Open House.
The next River View Project Advisory Committee (PAC) meeting is Wednesday, June 25 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Gregg Pavilion at Lewis & Clark College. All PAC meetings are open to the public. The final PAC meeting will occur in the fall, and the final management plan will be done by December.