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Environmental Services

working for clean rivers

Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1000, Portland, OR 97204

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Benefits of Urban Trees

Benefits of urban trees


Trees provide many environmental, ecological, social, and health benefits. Though trees planted today may look small, over the decades they will grow into the leafy canopy that lines our streets, shades our homes, and helps make Portland such a livable city.

Check out these resources to learn more about what trees do for you, your city, and the environment.

Tree benefit resources

City trees + your pocketbook

Portland’s Urban Forest Canopy