PDX Index: Rivers

Washed Out?

By Ryan Donaldson July 22, 2011 Published in the August 2011 issue of Portland Monthly

656 CUBIC FEET OF TRASH collected at Dabney each summer month

100 Percentage of profits from INNER TUBE SALES Portland’s Popina Swimwear will donate to Willamette Riverkeeper this summer

4.05 Acres of NATIVE BUSHES AND TREES to be restored on SW Portland’s Zidell barge-building site, one of the Willamette’s biggest cleanups

80,900 VISITORS to the Sandy River’s Dabney and Lewis & Clark State Parks in August 2010

2,980 POUNDS OF TRASH pulled from a 15-mile stretch of the Clackamas River in 2010 by We Love Clean Rivers Inc

34 Number of inner tube sales needed to fund training of ONE VOLUNTEER to take water-quality samples

18 Percentage of NATURAL WILLAMETTE RIVERFRONT remaining in Portland

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