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Urban Forestry Calendar

This calendar lists all of the events hosted by Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry including; Urban Forest Workshops, Neighborhood Tree Steward events, Tree Inventory Project events, and Arbor Day events.

Decode the Tree Code

Hinson Baptist Church

Saturday, February 24 2018, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM




Tree Education


Event Types > Community Events


Join Urban Forestry in this focused training to learn more about Portland's Tree Code (Title 11). Participants will be introduced to the processes involved in the regulation of our city trees. This training is intended for all community members to gain a better understanding of tree permitting and regulations in Portland. Both development and non-development topics with be covered. Join Urban Forestry staff member Gina Dake in this once-in-a-season workshop, and bring your questions! 


When: Tuesday, February 24th, 2018 | 9:00 A.M. ‐ 12:00 P.M.
Where: Hinson Baptist Church | 1137 SE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

Register Here! 

Patrick R Key
Portland Parks & Recreation | Urban Forestry
Tel: 503-201-3133

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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!

View the Urban Forestry Events Calendar to see upcoming workshops and to register.

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry's mission is to manage and ensure Portland's urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations. Portland’s urban forest consists of 236,000 street trees, 1.2 million park trees, and innumerable private property trees. Urban Forestry is involved in managing or regulating all of these trees to differing degrees. Urban Forestry staff issue permits for planting, pruning, and removal of all public and some private trees and are on call 24/7 to respond to tree emergencies.