Gateway Green Blog


Sunday, April 17 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Spring Clean-Up

Please help us clean the park on a spring morning in good company! We’ll be picking up litter and removing invasive species. Please bring gloves and a bottle of water. 

From the Gateway Transit Center, cross all three MAX tracks, then walk north on the I-205 path—toward Rocky Butte. Look for event signs, and a blue canopy with Gateway Green banner and signs near the path.

More information available at SolveOregon.

Sunday, May 27 7:00 - 8:30 AM Birding Walk with Jim Labbe

Led by Jim Labbe, FoGG board member and former Audubon Society of Portland staff member. Meet near the concession stand at the Gateway Transit Center. Bring binoculars if you have them.

FoGG gets $40,000 grant from Oregon Community Foundation

FoGG board members have received notification that the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) has awarded them a $40,000 grant. In addition, three other donor-advised family funds at OCF have contributed another $37,000 to the project. Many thanks to all of them.

Friends of Gateway Green selected by WW Give!Guide

For the first time ever, Friends of Gateway Green was selected as one of the nonprofits to participate in the Willamette Week’s Give!Guide.

City allocates $250,000 for Gateway Green

It’s official—the City of Portland has approved a $250,000 line item in the 2015-16 budget for Gateway Green!

The funds will provide needed match funds for the $1 million Metro NIN Capital Grant awarded last summer (but not available until the match is raised). It will also enable us to complete the design work.

FoGG board members participate in 2015 International Trails Symposium in Portland

Board members Linda Robinson and Ted Gilbert tabled for Gateway Green at Metro’s annual Trail Fair, a free event—open to the public—which was held at the Oregon Convention Center on the opening day of the International Trails Symposium.

Gateway Green Community CX

The Friends of Gateway Green presents Community Cross – a family friendly cyclocross exhibition race for all ages and abilities! Please join us in celebrating and support Portland’s first recreational bike park in the making!

Special Thanks for Additional Donations

Friends of Gateway Green has received several donations since the Indiegogo campaign ended. Many thanks to the following individuals and organizations for your generous contributons: