Category Archives: Trees

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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East Portland Tree Scouting Day, Saturday, July, 28th

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Sign-up for Upcoming Workshops with the Portland Fruit Tree Project

Learn more about organic fruit tree care with Portland Fruit Tree Project. See below for some of their upcoming workshops this winter. More information (and how to register) for all of these workshops can be found at www.portlandfruit.org/tree-care-workshops Pollinators Saturday … Continue reading

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Register Today for the Winter Tree Identification Workshop

Register Today for the Winter Tree Identification Workshop Saturday, February 18th, 2012 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Take your tree identification skills to the next level and learn to identify trees without their leaves. Learn to recognize up to twenty different genera of … Continue reading

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Words Bring 42nd Avenue Cully-Concordia Mural to Life

Photos: Courtesy the Cully Neighborhoood Association A new mural is appearing at the intersection of NE 42nd Avenue and Alberta Court. But this is no ordinary mural thanks to the creativity of resident artist Loey Hargrove, the support of local … Continue reading

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Register Today: Caring for Portland’s Heritage Trees Workshop

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. Please RSVP by contacting Autumn … Continue reading

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Buy Trees for only $35-$75

Sign up at www.FriendsofTrees.org/BuyTrees. The $35 to $75 cost per tree includes: assistance in filing a city-required street tree permit the wholesale price of the tree and delivery hole digging, planting assistance, stakes, and follow-up maintenance checks Friends of Trees … Continue reading

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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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