2011 SPACE Grants

Calvary Lutheran Church, $1500 – 8040 SE Woodstock Blvd.
OHB Coalition Watershed Project

Plant/mulch depaved areas of Church parking lot to capture stormwater runoff and create wildlife habitat

City of Troutdale, $1500 – Columbia Park Woods
Earth Day/Arbor Day

Remove invasives and replant with natives

Coalition of Clean Water Festival Partners, $1500 – PCC Sylvania Campus
Children’s Clean Water Festival

Water resource education event

Columbia Slough Watershed Council, $1500 – Whitaker Ponds/Columbia Slough
Slough Restoration & Workforce Reintegration

Provide work experience for JOIN volunteers and opportunity to earn small stipend while being trained in restoration work throughout Columbia Slough

Columbia Slough Watershed Council, $1500 – Conifer Parks Neighborhood Assoc
Fairview Creek Restoration at Conifer Parks

Purchase native trees and shrubs to be planted along downstream half of Fairview Creek running along the eastern edge of Conifer Parks Home Assoc.

Concordia Neighborhood Association, $748 – 4039 NE Alberta Court
Meek Pro Tech High School Tree Stewardship

Engender stewardship of trees and provide training for low-income students in tree maintenance

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, $1500 – 12790 SE Stark
Lori Johnson Memorial Garden

Install natives and raingarden

Corbett School District, Corbett High School, $1500 – Corbett (Buck Creek drainage on Larch Mtn – BLM lands)
Buck Creek Long Term Research Plots

Establish 3 permanent study plots and teach students to collect data re: standing trees, downed woody debris, understory veg, lichens, soil, etc.

Duniway Elementary School PTA, $1460.5 – 7700 SE Reed College Place
Kindergarten Shade Tree & Stormwater

Remove pavement and plant 3 trees to shade bldg and playground, and help with stormwater infiltration in an area that pools water.

E2 Foundation, $1500 – 11611 NE Ainsworth Circle
Local, sustainable, organically grown food at Outdoor School

Hire intern to develop a local, sustainable, organically based food plan and menus for students of the Outdoor School

Holy Cross Catholic School, $1500 – 5202 N Bowdoin St.
Holy Cross Rain Garden

Disconnect downspouts and install 4 raingardens

Mill Park Elementary School, $1180 – 1900 SE 117th
Mill Park Elem Outdoor Classroom & Garden

Renovate abandoned courtyard with natives and vegetable garden beds

North Willamette Research and Education Center, $1500 – North Willamette Research & Extension Center
Growing Farms: Successful Whole Farm Mgmt Scholarships

Provide scholarships for District residents to learn about small farm management (6 @ $250/ea.)

Oregon College of Art and Craft, $1500 – PNCA/OCAC & WTR
SEAS: Sustainable Rain Chains

Research and provide design concepts for sustainable rain chains with functional and aesthetic appeal.

Oregon College of Art and Craft, $1000 – PNCA/OCAC & WTR
Splash Blocks for Welcome the Rain event

Provide design concepts for sustainable spalsh blocks to encourage disconnection of downspouts and offer functional and beautiful alternatives to plastic splash blocks

Parkrose United Methodist Church, $1500 – Parkrose Heights Community Garden
Parkrose Heights Community Garden Greenhouse

Install greehouse within Parkrose Heights Community Garden to facilitate educational opportunities for children and a place for gardeners to participate in the garden year-round

PDX 2 Gulf Coast, $1500 – Various East Multnomah County High Schools
PDX 2 Gulf Coast Distribution of BP Oil Spill Education Tools

Distribute/implement curriculum: “Just Below the Surface: Perspectives on the Gulf Coast Oil Spill”. Distribute “Beyond the Spill” documentary on DVD to 20 High Schools

Piedmont Rose Connection, $1500 – N Ainsworth & N Borwick
June Key Delta Community Garden

Develop community garden next to June Key Delta Community Center

Reynolds High School, $1500 – Natural Resources Academy, Troutdale
Native Meadow Establishment

Remove grass and plant natives/create outdoor lab area

Sauvie Island Center, $1500 – Sauvie Island Farms
Farm-based educational field trips

Educate youth about food, farming and the land

St Johns Community Garden, $1500 – 8911 N Leonard St
St Johns Community Garden II

Maintain/expand community garden space feeding low income families in St. Johns area. Help James John Elem. School establish garden space for students