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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

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Get Involved!

  • Arbor Month 2014

    Trees care for us: We care for trees

  • Tree Inventory Project

  • Neighborhood Tree Stewards

  • Learning Landscapes

There are many ways to get involved with the urban forest throughout the year. Check out our programs and events below, or sign up for the Tree Bark newsletter to receive monthly emails about tree-related news and events!


Arbor Month

Every April, Portland celebrates trees and the benefits they provide to our city. Come join in the festivities by attending, hosting, or volunteering for an event!

Neighborhood Tree Steward Training

The Neighborhood Tree Steward Training is a springboard for community volunteers to become involved in an array of different volunteer opportunities. The goal is to prepare participants to be leaders and resources for tree advocacy in their neighborhoods

Urban Forest Workshops

Urban Forestry hosts general interest tree workshops, such as pruning and tree i.d., as well as a professional arborist series for continuing education credits

Learning Landscapes

Our Education and Outreach Coordinator helps school children plant trees at their elementary schools through the Learning Landscape program

Tree Bark Newsletter

Sign up for Urban Forestry's monthly newsletter Tree Bark to receive the latest news and volunteer opportunities for Portland’s urban forest!

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.