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Urban Forestry

Portland's trees provide numerous services to the city, such as stormwater interception, reduced air pollution, urban heat island mitigation, and wildlife habitat.

Call before you cut. Find rules for removal, pruning, and planting. Learn about tree requirements and permits for development.
Mailing address

Urban Forestry

Manager of our urban forest infrastructure

Upcoming Events

Available Online
Urban Forestry Commission Policy Subcommittee Monthly Meeting

Portland Arbor Day 2021

Community Event
Join us to kick off the tree planting season at Lents Park. Bring friends and family to plant trees, meet neighbors, and sign up for free yard trees.

Local Tree Care Providers Workshop

Classes and Activities
This workshop is for tree care professionals who work in Portland. It is free to attend, and is a requirement for companies that wish to be included on the City's Local Tree Care Providers web page.

Get Involved with Portland Pruners

Classes and Activities
Available Online
Are you interested in pruning street trees in your neighborhood? Learn about the Portland Pruners Program, which helps to connect trained volunteers with the tools and resources to care for their community trees.
Available Online
All monthly meetings of the Urban Forestry Commission are open to the public and community involvement is encouraged. The first five minutes of the meeting are typically reserved for public comments. Please check the meeting agenda ahead of time to confirm if time allows for public comments.

Past Meetings and Hearings