Community education and outreach

Helpful guides to learn about Portland and our services

News and Notices

Fee changes for the Bureau of Development Services, effective July 1, 2022

Learn more about the fee increases.

Updated News article

Join the Urban Forestry Commission

Joining the Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) is one of the most effective ways community members can help advocate and care for our city’s urban forest!

Updated News article

News Release: Soak up the sun at Sunday Parkways this weekend!

Celebrate 15 years of open streets in Portland while walking, rolling, and strolling in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood on Sunday, June 26

Press release

Charter Commission June 2022 Update


New application deadline for PCEF Committee member recruitment

The Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund (PCEF) seeks two new members for its nine-member committee. Deadline to apply: June 26, 2022.

Updated News article

Upcoming Events

Summertime Tree Walk

Join PP&R Urban Forestry in the South Tabor Neighborhood for a tree walk exploring some of Portland's unique street trees.

12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Classes and Activities
A row of uniformly shaped trees with cars parked in front

Portland Freight Advisory Committee (PFC) July Meeting

The Portland Freight Advisory Committee (PFC) serves as an advisory group to the Bureau of Transportation and City Council on issues related to freight mobility. The PFC was formed in February 2003 and includes both community member volunteers and public agency representatives.

7:30 am 9:30 am
Public Meeting
Available Online
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Portland Street Tree Inventory

The Tree Inventory Project is the City’s effort to map, measure, and identify public trees across Portland. Volunteer this summer to help update our census of over 218,000 street trees!

Volunteer Event
Volunteers using plant parts to identify trees.