Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest Releases Biofuels Study

by Rachel Wray 5/31/2011 5:30 PM
The Port of Portland is part of Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest, a regional effort to explore and study aviation biofuels. Last week, alongside partner groups Boeing, Alaska Airlines, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Spokane International Airport, and Washington State University, the Port ... [More]

Invasive Species Monitoring More Important Than Ever

by Rachel Wray 5/24/2011 3:16 PM
The Port’s Natural Resource program actively works on invasive species issues at both our airports and seaports. Many of you have seen our display on the threat of invasive zebra and Quagga mussels and heard Marla Harrison, our marine and industrial development environmental manager, talk abou... [More]

Weekend Visitors to PDX

by Rachel Wray 5/23/2011 12:54 PM
  We occasionally see some unusual aircraft at Portland International Airport, but this group of aviators might be the most surprising yet. A swarm of bees was discovered this past weekend on a taxiway sign at PDX, and aircraft operations supervisor Kelly Dougan knew just who to call.  &... [More]

Readings from “Honoring Our Rivers” Anthology

by Rachel Wray 5/13/2011 3:06 PM
Don’t miss out on a great event at Powell’s City of Books. Each year, students and teachers from across Oregon publish original poems, essays, and artwork about the Willamette River and other regional watersheds. Powell’s on Burnside will host these budding and established artists ... [More]

New Events Added to Portland Harbor Series!

by Rachel Wray 5/13/2011 12:26 PM
Great coverage in the Oregonian of the Portland Harbor: Behind the Scenes tours. Next up: a busy day on Saturday, May 21, with a tour of the Coast Guard facilities on Swan Island and a barge launch at Gunderson. No RSVP required for these events! Check out the PHBTS Facebook page for more details.