Naturescaped Yard Tour – New Open House

This year EMSWCD had an Open House in place of its usual Yard Tour event. Yard Tour information will be restored to this page soon.

EMSWCD front yard with sign

Come tour our lush garden and green (sustainable) features that we have added to our historical building! At this free and family-friendly event you’ll see native plants, rain gardens, eco-roofs, a composting toilet, pervious pavement and more! You’ll walk away with new ideas for how to care for the land and water in your yard.

  • Date: Saturday, June 1st
  • Hours: 10AM – 2PM
  • Location: EMSWCD Office – 5211 N. Williams Ave. Portland, OR 97217

All are welcome to EMSWCD’s Open House and Garden!

This FREE event is open to the public. No registration necessary. Be sure to tell your friends!

Tours are every half hour from 10:30AM – 1PM. Please note not all portions of the tour are ADA accessible.

How to get here

Address: 5211 N. Williams Ave.
Portland, OR 97217.

We are located in the Humboldt Neighborhood on N Williams Avenue, two blocks north of Alberta St.

Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.


Take the Yellow Line to the Killingsworth/Interstate station. Walk east on Killingsworth to N Williams. Turn right (south) on N Williams Ave and reach our office at 5211 N. Williams Ave. Portland, OR 97217.

By Bus

By Bike

Visit us by bike!! We’ve got a covered bike shed where you can park and lock your bicycle!

ADA Accessibility:

While our grounds are ADA accessible, there are varying types of terrain including gravel pathways throughout the garden. If you have any questions or require special accommodations, please contact Monica McAllister at (503) 935-5371.