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Urban Forestry hosts community workshops on a wide variety of tree topics, and stewardship events to activate learning. Our workshops are a great place to build on your existing tree knowledge and skills or to take your first steps into the world of tree care and Urban Forestry stewardship.
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Bloomington Park Tree Planting

Join us to plant trees at Bloomington Park in the Lents Neighborhood!

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Three volunteers dig a hole for a new tree planting at lents park with fall foliage in the background.

Albina Black History Month Tree Talk

In partnership with the Portland Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, come join Portland Parks Urban Forestry on February 11th to celebrate Black History Month at the June Key Delta Community Center.

11:00 am 1:00 pm
Public Meeting
Community members of the Albina District planting trees ca. 1964.

Kelley Point Park Tree Planting

Join us to plant trees at Kelley Point Park!

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Three adults use shovels to complete planting a small evergreen tree.

Chimney Park Tree Planting

Join us to plant trees at Chimney Park for the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service.

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
A group of tree planters prepare a root ball.

Local Tree Care Providers Workshop

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.

8:30 am 11:30 am
Classes and Activities
6 brochures featuring trees that are approved to be planted in Portland planting strips.

Find Your Flare! Preparing Young Trees for Planting

Help the Sixth 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.

9:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Tree planters locating the proper planting depth for a new tree

Tree Care with the Neighborhood Tree Stewards

Join the 2022 Graduates of the Neighborhood Tree Stewards course to care for the trees of Berrydale Park and the Creative Science School at Clark. The trees of this neighborhood park are in need of care to ensure they're long-lived to provide years of environmental services to the community.

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Three volunteers remove the stakes from a young oak tree.

Local Tree Care Providers Workshop

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.

8:30 am 11:30 am
Classes and Activities
6 brochures featuring trees that are approved to be planted in Portland planting strips.

Earth Day with the Concordia Tree Team

Help the Concordia Tree Team and Alberta Main Street care for our communities trees!

10:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event
A volunteer pruning tree in winter.

Tree Pruning with the Richmond Tree Team

Portland’s trees work hard, but our volunteers work even harder! Join your neighbors outdoors this spring caring for our community’s trees.

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
A volunteer pruning tree in winter.

Learn to Prune Young Trees

This introductory workshop explores young tree pruning in the urban environment. We will cover tree biology basics, why trees need pruning, and all of the ins and outs of applying our knowledge to trees throughout Portland!

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
a row of street trees

Sharp Tools, Clean Cuts

Learn how to keep your hand pruners and loppers sharp and ready to make clean cuts this tree pruning season!

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event
three hand pruners on a wooden background

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Join Urban Forestry and the Confluence Environmental Center's AmeriCorps program to care for the trees of the Sacajawea Dog Park in the Cully Neighborhood. The young trees of this park are ready for some TLC to ensure they're long-lived to provide years of environmental services to the community.

1:00 pm 3:30 pm
Volunteer Event
Three volunteers dig a hole for a new tree planting at lents park with fall foliage in the background.

Glenhaven Park Tree Planting

Join us to plant trees at Glenhaven Park in the Roseway and Madison South Neighborhoods!

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Three volunteers dig a hole for a new tree planting at lents park with fall foliage in the background.

Find Your Flare

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.

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Tree planters locating the proper planting depth for a new tree

Seedling Weeding at Irving Park Nature Patch

Join PP&R Urban Forestry to help care for the Nature Patch at Irving Park.

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Volunteer Event

Nature Patch Invasive Tree Weeding

Join PP&R Urban Forestry to help care for the Nature Patch at Alberta Park.

10:00 am 12:30 pm
Volunteer Event

Madrones on a Monday Morning - Tree Walk

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.

9:00 am 10:00 am
Classes and Activities
A flowering madrone tree.

Meet the Portland Fruit Tree Project

An introduction to Portland Fruit Tree Project and an overview of engagement opportunities for volunteers.

7:00 pm 8:00 pm
Community Event
Apple trees growing on a branch.

Flowering Tree Walk

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.

4:30 pm 5:30 pm
Classes and Activities
Flowering cherry trees on a Portland street.