Friends of Springbrook Park plan several key projects

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Kids who volunteer are a big reason for the successful upkeep of Springbrook Park in Lake Oswego. Rolling up a big batch of ivy are Uplands Elementary students Jacob Bernert, Evan Bernert and Elliott Steck.

The Friends of Springbrook Park have two projects planned over the next two weeks.

A major restoration project is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to noon at Sundeleaf Drive Trailhead.

Friends and neighbors are urged to bring gloves and pruners. Shovels and loppers will be provided as well as drinks and cookies. Parking will be available behind Lake Oswego Junior High School.

Contact project manager Jim Evans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Questions about the project can be answered by organization president Carey Blem at 503-320-9316.

A 150-student community service project is set for Friday, April 20. Lake Oswego Junior High students, along with parents, will be doing major restoration from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Their work will include invasive plant removal and replanting with native plants.

LOJHS Principal Ann Gerson will have more information at 503-534-2335.

The students first did the project in 2005, and Friends of Springbrook Park officials say they hope to make this an annual event.