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Park Beautification & Habitat Enhancement

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Park Beautification and habitat enhancement projects are great for groups and individuals of all ages and abilities. Hillsboro Parks & Recreation provides training, tools and safety equipment and water for all park projects. In addition to community projects, groups and corporate volunteers can arrange unique experiences to accommodate specific interests and schedules. To sign up, please fill out an application below.

Grassroots Hillsboro

¿A Usted le gusta pasar el tiempo afuera y conocer gente nueva? ¡Entonces Grassroots Hillsboro es para ti! Grassroots es un nuevo programa diseñado para unir a la comunidad por medio de proyectos que ayuden a mantener nuestros parques limpios y bellos. Nos reunimos una vez al mes en parques diferentes y los participantes reciben una playera, botanas, y agua. Este es un programa bilingüe y para personas de todas las edades.

A volunteer dad carries a wheelbarrow while toting his infant son on his back.

Do you enjoy the outdoors and meeting new people? Grassroots Hillsboro keeps the community engaged and keeps our parks healthy and beautiful. Gather once a month at a different park to help enhance the habitat or to beautify the park. T-shirts, snacks and water are provided for volunteers. Instruction is provided in both English and Spanish.

Hamby Park

  • May 25
  • 9 am - 12 pm

More locations to be announced:

  • June 29
  • July 27
  • August 24

Volunteers work to clean up flower bushes at Orenco Woods Nature Park

Project Pride

Take pride in our parks! Queer families, teens and individuals join with allies to beautify the Orenco Woods Nature Park. Plant colorful annuals, chip trails and enhance public spaces. T-shirts, tie-dye and celebratory snacks are provided for participants.
  • Saturday, June 1
  • 9 am - Noon
  • Orenco Woods Nature Park 

After the project, join us at Jerry Willy Plaza at Orenco Station for our first Pride Party, a day of family fun and pride featuring live music and entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, community resources, and tasty food and beverages. 

Red rhododendron at Rood Bridge Park

Rhododendron Garden Clean Up

Work with the Tualatin Valley Garden Club to beautify the Rhododendron Garden at Rood Bridge Park. Remove spent blooms, prone bushes and clean up bed.

  • Rood Bridge Park
  • Second Monday of Each Month
  • 9 am - Noon


Volunteer Application Forms

Questions and More Information


Sarah Elizabeth Delepine
Volunteer Services Coordinator