Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204
Eleven volunteer advocates for the urban forest, advancing the public conversation and advising the City of Portland
Appointed by the Mayor in consultation with the Parks Commissioner, the Urban Forestry Commission is comprised of 11 volunteers who have demonstrated an interest in the preservation of trees and the beautification of Portland. The Commission serves as an advisory group to the PP&R Director and to the City Forester. The Commission reviews development plans and assesses the impact on the urban forest. It also acts as an appeals board for tree permits, sponsors the Heritage Tree Program, and educates the community about urban forestry issues.
Please address postal correspondence as follows:
Urban Forestry Commission
Attention: Brian Landoe
1900 SW 4th Ave., Suite 5000
Portland, OR, 97201
To email the commission, contact Brian Landoe at Brian.Landoe@portlandoregon.gov. He will forward your message.
Mark Bello (Chair), Barbara Hollenbeck (Vice Chair), Catherine Mushel (Secretary), Gregg Everhart, Brian French, Meryl Redisch, Damon Schrosk, and Vivek Shandas
Third Thursday of every month, 8:00 - 11:00 AM at City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave
Next Monthly Meeting
Thursday, October 20, 2016
8:00 - 11:00 AM
City Hall: Lovejoy Room, 2nd Floor
Agenda: Please contact Brian to request a copy.
Heritage Tree Committee Meeting
Monday, August 29, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Meet at NE 14th Ave & NE Knott St.
Education & Outreach Committee Meeting
First Wednesday of every month
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Portland Building: Forest Park Room, 13th Floor
Policy Committee Meeting
Thursday, October 13, 2016
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Starbucks at 1211 SW 5th Ave.
2016 Naito Award Nomination Form
After a 2 hour public hearing, the Urban Forestry Commission deliberated on their recommendations for the Interim Rule on tree replacement following removal
Minutes of the monthly Urban Forestry Commission meetings
Description of the responsibilities and a link to the application
There are six committees under the Urban Forestry Commission
The Urban Forestry Commission created this annual award in honor of the builder and community leader who did so much to beautify Portland with trees. Click on the link to find the application and past award winners