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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Trees

Call before you cut

phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)


1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

Pruning Mature Trees

Mature trees are a valuable asset for the entire community. Large, old trees provide beauty and service, shading your house in the summer, improving air and water quality, increasing the value of your property, and contributing to the safety and livability of your neighborhood. For the varied and valuable benefits they provide us, trees are an investment well worth the regular care and maintenance they require. As with any investment, you need to make careful decisions to ensure the long-term health of your trees. Arborists are professionals who specialize in the care and maintenance of trees. Most arborists provide a suite of services from consultation to tree work. An arborist will help you with pruning, fertilizing, pest management, and an array of other mature tree care practices.