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Tree Protection at Pier Park Disc Golf Course

Urban Forestry works to protect trees in the disc golf course at Pier Park.

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Elm Tree Pruning Moratorium

Elm tree pruning moratorium is in effect April 15 to October 15

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Additional Support for Community Members Navigating Retroactive Permitting Related To Storm-Damaged Trees

This page contains information about additional support offered by Portland Parks & Recreation for community members navigating the retroactive permitting related to storm-damaged trees.

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Update: Fee Waiver Deadline Extended for Retroactive Permitting for Storm-damaged Trees

Important information on permitting requirements for trees regulated by Portland City Code Title 11 Trees.

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Commissioner Ryan Waives Fees for Winter Storm-related Tree Damage

In response to this extreme weather event and the Mayor’s emergency declaration.

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Urban Forestry and the Case of the Moving Tree

Urban Forestry Implements sections of City Code Title 11, the Tree Code.

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Celebrating Phyllis Reynolds

Celebrating Phyllis Reynolds's long career in finding and appreciating Oregon's heritage trees.

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Winter Tree Care Tips

All the information you need to help protect and care for your trees this winter.

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PP&R Urban Forestry Wraps 2023 Inventory Season

Learn about the Inventory Project, street tree data, and how to get involved in next year's season.

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Getting to Know Urban Forestry's Free Street Tree Program

Learn about the Free Street Tree Program and where will we be planting next.

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Connecting Canopies Receives 2023 Bill Naito Community Trees Award

Urban Forestry is proud to present the 2023 Bill Naito Community Trees award to the Connecting Canopies Coalition.

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How to Identify Tree-of-Heaven

Tree-of-Heaven is an invasive tree species on Portland's nuisance Plant List. This article details how to identify tree-of-heaven and provides resources to learn more about it.

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Albina Neighborhood Improvement Project

Learn about Albina's first community-led tree planting program.

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Celebrating Portland's Civic Leader Ed Washington

This Black History Month we are celebrating the legacy of Ed Washington.

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2,000 Trees Find Homes Through the 2023 Yard Tree Giveaway

Learn about where all of last year's free yard trees ended up.

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Urban Forestry Career Coach—Tree Planting Specialist

With the demands of climate change, urban forestry is a growth industry. As such, we want to help grow the next generation of urban forestry professionals. Learn about the skills needed to serve as Tree Planting Specialist.

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Urban Forestry Career Coach—Tree Inspector (Code Compliance)

With the growing effects of climate change on our cities, urban forestry is a growth industry. We want to help grow the next generation of urban forestry professionals. Learn about the skills needed to serve as Tree Inspector (Code Compliance).

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Urban Forestry Career Coach—Arborist I–IV Positions

Careers in urban forestry are on the rise. We want to help grow the next generation of urban forestry professionals. Learn about the skills needed to serve in Arborist I–IV positions at Urban Forestry.

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