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COVID-19 safety and programs

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Winter resources

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Urban Forestry

Program
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.
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Mailing address
Contact

Urban Forestry

Manager of our urban forest infrastructure

Events

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.

Sharp Tools, Clean Cuts

Volunteer Event
Learn how to keep your hand pruners and loppers sharp and ready to make clean cuts this tree pruning season!
Location
Available Online
Urban Forestry Commission Policy Subcommittee Monthly Meeting

Winter Fruit Tree Pruning

Volunteer Event
Wintertime fruit tree pruning brings an entirely different set of goals and objectives than summer fruit tree pruning. Learn more about which trees need care this time of year and practice with neighbors at the Delta Park Orchard.
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Past Meetings and Hearings