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Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

Workshops with Urban Forestry

  • Street Tree Pruning Learning to prune young street trees for structure and health

  • Heritage Trees Rain or shine, Heritage Tree walks always bring a smile

  • Wrong tree, wrong place Learning to identify invasive tree species and best strategies for their control

  • Tree Care Mulching and pruning at the Cully Concordia International Grove

  • Tree Planting Planting evergreen and native trees along a barren stretch of right-of-way in Boise neighborhood

  • Tree Walk Spring cherry tree walk in Sunnyside neighborhood

Most Saturdays from January through June, Urban Forestry hosts community workshops on a wide variety of tree topics. Workshops are organized by neighborhood Tree Teams or Tree Stewards and are located throughout the city. Although they often focus on local community concerns, all workshops are open to the public. Tree lovers with all levels of knowledge are welcome to participate. We hope you can join us!

Upcoming Community Workshops (2017)


Neighborhood, Meeting Place, Time



Summer 2017

Our workshop season concluded on June 3rd. If you are interested in more ways to become involved with Urban Forestry, consider the Parks Tree Inventory! 

Click here for more information on the Parks Tree Inventory 


Urban Forestry HQ at Delta Park 
10910 N Denver Ave. | Fruit Orchard
9:30 am - 12:00 pm 

Summer Orchard Pruning & Fruit Harvest! 

Click to Register! 

Professional Series Workshops

The Professional Series Workshops are geared towards professional tree workers and Certified Arborists to help them learn about City tree regulations and keep up on their certifications. Professional Series Workshops

Professional Series


Local Tree Care Providers Workshop

This workshop is offered two times a year for local tree care providers to learn about the City of Portland’s rules and regulations regarding trees. From getting a permit to figuring out when a permit is needed, this workshop is essential for all arborists who do work in the city. Your company will be added to the Local Tree Care Providers list after attending this workshop.

Professional Arborists Lecture Series

Four workshops are offered each year to help ISA Certified Arborists reach their continuing education unit (CEU) goals necessary to renew their certification.

Urban Forestry Blog View all »

  1. May 25

    Cully Neighborhood Tree Walk on Saturday, June 3rd 2017

    Upcoming Urban Forestry Tree Walk in Cully

  2. May 18

    The Tale of Lents Park’s Tallest Tree

    Join us for an upcoming history workshop in Lents on May 23rd 2017

  3. May 17

    Take Portland's Tree Planting Survey

    How can we best provide trees for everyone?

  4. May 15

    2017 Tree Inventory Season Begins!

    Join us to map, measure, and identify trees in Portland's parks this summer

  5. May 12

    Learning from History through Irvington’s Trees

    Join us for an upcoming history workshop in Irvington on May 20th