Neighborhood Tree Stewards (NTS) gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to be stewards of Portland’s urban forest. Stewards put their new skills to use by planting trees, organizing, advocating, and greening their neighborhoods.
PP&R's Natural Area Stewardship program works with volunteers of all ages to help enhance and restore Portland Parks natural areas, to provide habitat to wildlife and insects, and provide safe trails to park visitors.
Share your love of trees and help talk to and engage with neighbors at many local events and festivals! Help us connect with the public to let them know who we are and what we do, so that we can best serve the people of Portland.
A coalition for parks, trails and nature in Portland Oregon & Vancouver Washington region.
At PSU, each student has the opportunity to graduate with real-world understanding of complex sustainability issues — social, economic, and environmental — and have hands-on experience testing and adapting solutions.
Join the "Weed Warriors" as a volunteer or crew leader to help Mt. Tabor Park.
Help with planting days or become a summer tree inspector with Friends of Trees.
Green streets are small rain gardens in the public right-of-way that manage storm-water runoff from streets.
Volunteer at planting events and attend presentations focused on watershed health.
Attend or host a workshop to learn about planning and constructing rain gardens and nature-scaping
Volunteer to work on pavement removal projects that protect water quality.
Backyard Certified Habitat Program
Volunteer for cleanups and learn about ways to help protect our oceans, waves and beaches.
Volunteer or attend an education session to learn more about invasive plant removal and native plant landscaping, stormwater management, and natural gardening.
Volunteer for the festival that celebrates Portland and learn more about what they are doing for World Environment Day.