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Portland Trees

Call before you cut

phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)

email: trees@portlandoregon.gov

1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

Learn More & Get Involved

  • Join the Tree Inventory Project

  • Join the Neighborhood Tree Steward Program

  • Volunteer with the City's partners

Thousands of people volunteer with the urban forest each year. Find out how you can get involved!

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Urban Forestry Tree Bark Newsletter

Learn what's happening in Portland's Urban Forest

Urban Forestry Events Calendar

Find information on and sign up for all Urban Forestry events, from Urban Forest Workshops to Neighborhood Tree Steward events to Tree Inventory workdays

Portland Parks Urban Forestry Blog

News, articles, events, and urban forest activities

Heritage Trees

Portland has nearly 300 Heritage Trees, protected by City Code and celebrated for their age, size, history, or horticultural significance

Tree Inventory Project

Volunteers lead and conduct Neighborhood Street Tree Inventories during the summer months. Learn how to get involved

Neighborhood Tree Stewards

The Neighborhood Tree Steward program 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

Explore Portland’s Glorious Trees

Celebrate Portland's urban forest by recognizing the diversity of trees around you. These resources can help guide you through identifying interesting trees throughout the city

Urban Forestry Commission

The Urban Forestry Commission is comprised of volunteers who have demonstrated an interest in the preservation of trees and the beautification of Portland. The Commission serves as an advisory group on forestry-related issues

Environmental Services Tree Program

The Bureau of Environmental Services Urban Tree Canopy Program works with community partners to plant trees for stormwater management

Learning Landscapes

PP&R Urban Forestry's Education and Outreach Coordinator helps school children plant trees at their elementary schools through the Learning Landscape program

Green Street Stewards

Partner with the Bureau of Environmental Services to lend assistance with picking up trash, removing leaves and debris, and occasional weeding and watering

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

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!

Portland Parks & Recreation

Volunteer with PP&R at community gardens, natural areas, parks, schools, and community centers

Volunteer with the City's Partners

Many nonprofit organizations throughout the region work with trees, too!