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Find Your Flare

Volunteer Event
Help the Fifth Annual Yard Tree Giveaway prepare trees to find their forever homes this fall! Knowing where the root flare is on your tree is one of the best ways to give a new tree its best chance to thrive.
Join PP&R Urban Forestry to help care for the Nature Patch at Irving Park.
Take a walk beneath the rich canopy of Columbia Park during the heat of summer and learn how these green giants are working hard to keep you cool.

Delta Park Orchard Care

Volunteer Event
Did you know Urban Forestry has an educational fruit tree orchard? This treasure of diverse fruit and nut trees did not receive its regular pruning last year and needs your help!
Location

Elementree Care

Volunteer Event
Join PP&R Urban Forestry to prune, mulch, and provide care to the trees of Ventura Elementary School.
All day
PP&R Urban Forestry will be sharing tree activities during Free Lunch + Play events this summer. Volunteer for one of three roles to provide tree education and activities to your community.
Join PP&R Urban Forestry to help care for the Nature Patch at Alberta Park.
Location
Join PP&R Urban Forestry for a Madrones on a Monday Morning, a tree walk at Kelley Point Park. June 14, 9:00 am - 10:00 am.

Kenilworth Park Tree Walk

Classes and Activities
All day
Join Neighborhood Tree Steward Graduate and local tree-enthusiast Lisa Wilcke to learn about the trees of Kenilworth Park - two dates available!

Trees of Peninsula Park Tree Walk

Classes and Activities
It’s more than roses! Join Urban Forestry Manager Angie DiSalvo for a tour of 100 years of tree plantings at Peninsula Park.
An introduction to Portland Fruit Tree Project and an overview of engagement opportunities for volunteers.

Flowering Tree Walk

Classes and Activities
Spring has sprung, buds are bursting, and trees throughout Portland are coating the City in fragrant flowers! Register to join us on a Flowering Tree Walk this April.
Portland’s trees work hard, but our volunteers work even harder! Join your neighbors outdoors this spring, working on the body mechanics that keep tree caregivers strong and applying these skills to our community’s trees.

Pedal Through the Petals

Classes and Activities
All day
Portland's trees are bursting with colorful flowers - take a ride around town to enjoy them before they drop!
Available Online
The award-winning book "From Stumptown to Treetown" takes readers on a journey through the histor-tree of Downtown Portland. Author and local historian David-Paul B. Hedberg will join us virtually to discuss Portland's legacy of tree management.

Tree Identification for Portlanders

Classes and Activities
Available Online
To become an expert tree-identifier takes lots of practice looking at the trees outdoors. This online webinar will teach the methods of identification and the characteristics of trees that will advise you.

Tree Technology Tools

Classes and Activities
Available Online
Learn what technology is available to enhance your urban forestry experience. This event will be held live online.
Portland’s trees work hard, but our volunteers work even harder! Join your neighbors outdoors this spring, working on the body mechanics that keep tree caregivers strong and applying these skills to our community’s trees.
Portland’s trees work hard, but our volunteers work even harder! Join your neighbors outdoors this spring, working on the body mechanics that keep tree caregivers strong and applying these skills to our community’s trees.
Are you ready to put your pruning training to work and practice the goals of young tree pruning? This event is limited to graduates of the Neighborhood Tree Stewards program.