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Microsoft CrowdStrike software outage

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Environment

Taking care of our natural resources

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News and Notices

Tree Protection at Pier Park Disc Golf Course

Urban Forestry works to protect trees in the disc golf course at Pier Park.

Updated News article


News Release: Construction begins on pilot project to expand Portland’s tree canopy

Portland bureaus are using an innovative planting strategy to plant trees where they previously could not, bringing the benefits of trees to more Portlanders

Press release


Environmental Services requests public comment on proposed changes to the City’s Stormwater Management Manual

Environmental Services is proposing changes to the Stormwater Management Manual. The public can submit comments on the proposed revisions from July 15 to August 19, 2024.

Public notice


Get smart about irrigation this summer using these four tips

July is Smart Irrigation Month. Celebrate by using smart, water-efficient technologies that help save money and reduce water waste. Here are four ways to get started!

Blog post


Tracy Scott appointed to the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund Committee

Scott will replace Committee member Michael Edden Hill who is ending his tenure.

Press release


Construction and Maintenance

Construction is anticipated to start in the Summer of 2024 and will take up to four months to complete.
Project design began in 2019 and will continue through 2024. Construction is expected to begin in early March 2025 and will be completed by mid-February 2026.
This project is in the design stage and construction is paused until fall of 2028.
Design for the project began in Fall 2019. Construction began in the Spring of 2024 and will take about a year and a half to complete.
Construction began in June 2023 and will take up to a year and a half to complete.

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Neighborhood Tree Steward Program Summer 2024

If you love trees and want to give back to your community, the Neighborhood Tree Steward Program might be for you!

9:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes and Activities
two people packing a mulch basin filled with water at the bottom of a tree

Cloud Forest Washington Park Volunteer Event

Join Portland Parks & Recreation in the Cloud Forest at Washington Park!

10:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event