Portland Urban Forest Plan Open House

Community Event
Join Portland Parks & Recreation for an open house and help create a vision for the future of trees in Portland.
5:00 pm 7:30 pm

Note: This event is part of Portland Parks & Recreation’s work to create the Portland Urban Forest Plan. The Portland Urban Forest Plan is the City’s roadmap to preserving, planting, and caring for trees equitably and sustainably. It sets goals and guides decisions so people and wildlife can enjoy the benefits of trees for generations to come. This plan is an update to the City’s  2004 Urban Forest Management Plan.

Portland Urban Forest Plan Open House Details: Join Portland Parks & Recreation for an open house at The Commons at Leodis V. McDaniel High School (2735 NE 82nd Avenue). 

At this family-friendly event, you will learn about the Portland Urban Forest Plan and help create a vision for the future. There will be interactive activities and opportunities to speak directly with the project team.

There is no set agenda for this event. Come by anytime between 5 and 7:30 pm and stay for as long as you like.

Everyone is welcome, bring you friends and neighbors!

This event is free and open to people of all ages.

Childcare, interpretation services, and light refreshments will be provided. 

We hope to see you there!

Can’t make it to the event but still want to share your ideas?

Take the project survey

The survey will remain open from March 25 to May 2, 2024. Complete the survey and enter a drawing for a $45 gift card to Fred Meyer. Multiple winners will be selected each week until the survey closes.

Visit the project website to learn more about the Portland Urban Forest Plan.

 Add your contact information to the Urban Forest Plan email list to stay in the loop

What is the urban forest?

The urban forest includes every tree in an urban area. It refers to trees growing on public and private property. Portland’s urban forest has over 4 million trees growing throughout the city.

Questions: For more information contact Belinda Judelman at Belinda.Judelman @PortlandOregon.gov or 971-201-5416.

Thank you for your interest in creating a future where people and wildlife can enjoy the benefits of trees for generations to come!

The City of Portland is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation or other services, please contact 503–823–4000.

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry's mission is to manage and ensure Portland's urban forest infrastructure for current and future generations. Portland’s urban forest consists of over 4 million trees growing on public and private property.

Urban Forestry is involved in managing or regulating all of these trees to differing degrees. Urban Forestry staff issue permits for planting, pruning, and removal of all public and some private trees and are on call 24/7 to respond to tree emergencies.

For more information on Urban Forestry at portland.gov/trees.