Rewarding Community Day

Parke Diem brought our community together for a successful planting despite weather setbacks and rescheduling. Friends of Tanner Springs Park,  Portland Parks and Recreation employees and new volunteers extended our mosaic of native prairie grass and perennials. Tufted Hair Grass was interwoven with Oregon Sunshine,  Slender Cinquefoil and Douglas Iris. Under our Oregon White Oaks we…

Volunteer

Join Friends of Tanner Springs year-round as we restore the oak-prairie habitat at Tanner Springs Park in Portland’s Pearl District. All you need is a pair of garden gloves. We have the tools.  If you don’t know much about oak savannas, upland prairies or plants in general, don’t worry.  We’ll teach you.  Our projects are tied to the seasons…

Our Heritage Park

Tanner Springs Park is the expression of a Portland community’s sense of place through reconnections with nature and history. A contaminated city block is transformed into a tranquil park with oak-prairie and recirculating wetland. The endangered oak savanna and upland prairie habitat of the Willamette Valley with its natural sloping characteristics to lowland wetlands is recreated here. Oregon White…