Washougal WA – April 6, 2015 – The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced that this year’s Earth Day activity will take place on the waterfront property on Wednesday afternoon, April 22nd.
“We invite the community to participate in litter cleanup along the waterfront property, the site of the new park and trail which will be constructed this year,” said Port Executive Director David Ripp.
Participants may park inside the waterfront property access gate located at the south end of 2nd Street. The cleanup is from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Trash bags, latex gloves and light refreshments will be provided.
About the Port of Camas-Washougal
The port brings jobs and recreational opportunities through a 400-acre industrial park, a 79-hangar general aviation airport and 350-slip pleasure boat marina. Grove Field is a small, general aviation airport with a state-of-the-art fueling station and 14 tie-downs in addition to the hangars. The marina is the largest publicly owned marina on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has a floating restaurant, launch ramp, nearby hotel, fueling station, electricity on the breakwater/guest dock, and is homeport to the Dolphin Yacht Club. Recently acquired and in the planning stages, are 13.25 acres of Waterfront Property which connects to a 14-acre parcel of port-owned land to the east. The industrial park boasts a 90+ percent occupancy rate of more than 40 businesses with an annual payroll of $8.9 million and is adjacent to Steigerwald Commerce Center, 120+ acres of property currently under development. The port also manages Captain William Clark Park at Cottonwood Beach, the adjacent protective levee and Parkersville National Historic site.
More information is found at www.portcw.com.