Three new videos on the Port’s website detail how West Hayden Island is rich in history, serves both nature and commerce, and is positioned to be a major hub for both regional commerce and lifestyle.
- West Hayden Island, A look at its Storied Past explores the island’s history since the late 1800s, its importance to commerce in the past and present, and how it currently is positioned in the center of regional seaport activities..
- West Hayden Island, A look at its Future Development details the island as a unique asset for its deep water access, rail and freeway proximity, natural resources, and ability to provide both job growth and natural resource enhancement.
- West Hayden Island, A look at its Ecosystem examines the island’s plentiful native and invasive species, existing habitat and wildlife species, and the challenges of bringing the island back to a more natural state.
The videos on the Port’s website join background information about the current Port and City of Portland process of looking at several different options for West Hayden Island development.