Heritage trees are designated as such due to their age, size,historical association, or horticultural value. You will assist Urban Forestry by learning the skills needed to inspect heritage trees to ensure that they receive timely inspections and maintenance.
What: Caring for Portland’s Heritage Trees
When: June 11, 2011 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Sabin Community Cooking Room in Whole Foods, NE 15th Ave. & NE Fremont St.
The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Sabin Community Cooking room in Whole Foods (NE 15th Ave. & Fremont St.). We will have a quick introduction and pass out tree assessment kits while enjoying coffee, tea, and snacks. We will then break and reconvene four blocks away at NE 15th Ave. and Knott St.
This portion of the workshop will include a tour of Irvington’s heritage trees while learning inspection techniques from Lou Phemister, city arborist.