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1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201
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Find information on and sign up for all Urban Forestry events, from Urban Forest Workshops to Neighborhood Tree Steward events to Tree Inventory workdays
News, articles, events, and urban forest activities
Volunteers lead and conduct Neighborhood Tree Inventories during the summer months. Learn how to get involved
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
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
Learn about the benefits trees provide to Portland
Portland has nearly 300 Heritage Trees, protected by City Code and celebrated for their age, size, history, or horticultural significance
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
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
The Bureau of Environmental Services Urban Tree Canopy Program works with community partners to plant trees for stormwater management
PP&R Urban Forestry's Education and Outreach Coordinator helps school children plant trees at their elementary schools through the Learning Landscape program
Partner with the Bureau of Environmental Services to lend assistance with picking up trash, removing leaves and debris, and occasional weeding and watering
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!
Community oversight, monitoring, and review of Tree Project implementation
Volunteer with PP&R at community gardens, natural areas, parks, schools, and community centers