How does depaving help make the Willamette River swimmable?

How does depaving help make the Willamette River swimmable?

Each July, hundreds of Portlanders jump into the Willamette River for The Big Float put on by Human Access Project. But is the Willamette River really safe to swim in? Frequent water quality tests reveal that the answer is yes. Bacteria levels are consistently well...
Propose a Depave Project

Propose a Depave Project

We’re always looking for great candidate sites to depave and regreen in the Portland Metro area. Depave projects typically take about a year to plan, fund and implement, and we are currently seeking sites for the 2016 or 2017 summer-fall depaving season. Project...
Welcome to the Depaving

Welcome to the Depaving

Hello, I’m Brynn. I am usually the first person volunteers meet upon arriving at our events. Here’s my Depave story. I was hooked after going to my first depaving event in 2012. I wanted more. More earth between my fingertips. More community building. More...
PDX ID – Speaker Series

PDX ID – Speaker Series

Design & Identity, Powered by PechaKucha Presented by ASLA Oregon & Depave    Intrigued by the intersection of local identity and design? Join us for a casual evening to explore how a spectrum of design disciplines relate to our identity through a series...
What does half a staff member look like?

What does half a staff member look like?

Howdy, friends! I’m Meghan, Depave’s newest employee. You might be wondering what kind of person works for such a cool nonprofit. Read on to find out. I didn’t grow up liking the outdoors very much. I didn’t spend summer vacations camping or visiting National Parks....
Bag It Forward at New Seasons Market

Bag It Forward at New Seasons Market

Help Depave secure a spot in New Seasons’ Bag it Forward donation campaign by voting January 13-26 at the Grant Park and Arbor Lodge store locations. Customers can vote to elect one nonprofit for each of the Market’s three tenets of giving: fighting...