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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

Arbor Month

  • Plant a tree during Arbor Month!

  • 2015 is Portland's 38th year as a Tree City USA!

Arbor Day Festival 2015:  TREES ARE FOR EVERYONE

Please join Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry and partners for Portland's annual Arbor Day Festival! Nationwide, tree plantings and festivities commemorate Arbor Day annually, and this year Portland will be celebrating its urban forest under the banner of TREES ARE FOR EVERYONE.

Portland Arbor Day Festival – April 11, 2015

At The Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University 

SW Park Blocks between SW Harrison and Montgomery 

     April 11, 2015 

     8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

     Awards Ceremony at 11 a.m. 

Honor the recipients of the Bill Naito Community Trees Award and hear why Portland will once again be honored as a Tree City USA.  

Learn about neighborhood inventories and plantings, Green Streets, the new Tree Code, Heritage Trees, fruit trees in the city, and Outdoor School for everyone. Enjoy family-friendly crafts, tree games, and nature stations. Share your stories and questions about trees!

Bucket Truck Rides – April 10, 2015

SW Park Blocks between SW Harrison and Montgomery 

     April 10, 2015 

     11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Urban Forestry crews will offer a squirrel’s-eye view of downtown Portland in the same equipment they use to keep our trees healthy and beautiful. People of all ages are welcome to have a ride.