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Get paid to do watershed cleanup


City agency offers grant program.

Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services is awarding grants of as much as $10,000 for community-based projects that benefit neighborhoods and improve watershed health inside the city.

Winning proposals might relate to neighborhood safety, health, livability, youth leadership, community gardens, green spaces, arts, education, cleanup and restoration, and stormwater management.

For more information or an application, go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/stewardship, call 503-823-7917 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

There also are four workshops for grant applicants:

• Thursday, Jan. 31, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Southeast Uplift offices, 3534 S.E. Main St.

 • Monday, Feb. 4, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 S.W. Capitol Highway 

 • Saturday, Feb. 9, 10:00 a.m. to noon, East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave.

 • Wednesday, Feb. 13, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Kenton Library, 8226 N. Denver Ave.