Category Archives: Nature

FREE Naturescaping Workshop, Sunday May 5th Kennedy School Community Room

Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases stormwater runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores: pollution … Continue reading

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The Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grant application: Deadline March 29, 2013

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $10,000 are available to support projects that improve neighborhoods and communities while also improving the health of our watersheds. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Ainsworth Arboretum by Bike, Sunday Parkways, Sunday 9/25

by kpkaye Join Jim Gersbach, local tree steward, member of the Concordia Tree Team and creator of the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum for a bicycle tour of the Ainsworth Arboretum. The tour will be held during NE Sunday Parkways on September 25, … Continue reading

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A Presentation on Urban Coyotes, Thursday March 3

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Larger Trees Equal Safer Neighborhoods

A news story from KGW news last week reported that larger street and yard trees are related to lower crime statistics than smaller trees. According to the article, “Forester Geoffrey Donovan says large trees may be a signal to crooks … Continue reading

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Friends of Trees Tree Selection Assistance Presentation by Jim Gersbach

Learn about trees offered through the Friends of Trees Program Jim Gersbach, long-time Friends of Trees volunteer, arborist, and Concordia Tree Team member will host his first tree selection presentation of the season at: Sunnyside Environmental School 3421 SE Salmon … Continue reading

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Food, Dinners and the Enviornment

It’s a great night with readings fireside, a light hike through the woods with conservation foresters Peter and Pam Hayes, a rustic, family-style super and a great discussion led by Mathew Stadler of Publication Studio and Kristin Kaye, author and … Continue reading

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Concordia Tree Team Launches Website

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Concordia Street Tree Inventory Saturday, September 11th

Saturday, September 11 from 8:30 am to noon Concordia University, George R. White Library Corner of NE Liberty and NE 29th Can you identify common street trees? Do you want to improve your tree id skills? Or simply learn more … Continue reading

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Concordia Street Tree Inventory needs volunteers

Saturday, August 21, 2010 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. McMenamin’s Kennedy School Corcordia Community Room 5736 Northeast 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97211 Citizens interested in the quality of Portland’s urban forest are invited to attend Concordia’s first street tree inventory … Continue reading

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