Interview with local tree activist, Albert Kaufman. Letters from trees to people. Improv scenes.
How to play the improv game, “I’m a Tree:” https://improwiki.com/en/wiki/improv/i_am_a_tree
We Keep Trees Standing in Portland and Beyond - FB Group for Organizing
If you are concerned about a tree at risk call Urban Forestry right away @ 503-823-8733 #5 is for general questions/comments.
Also: firstname.lastname@example.org is a way to reach them.
This is an ongoing effort to save Portland (and beyond) trees from the chopping block. Join our e-list to get regular updates:
https://conta.cc/376pdW2 - click on the Tree choice
Please share this link to this group with friends who will be an active part in protecting and increasing our canopy. And, if you're visiting from another part of the country - please take what you learn here and use it.
Trees for Life Oregon is an education and advocacy group whose mission is to preserve large-form trees and space to plant new ones. Learn about the tree code and much more at treesforlifeoregon.org and sign up for their newsletter.
More about Portland's Tree Code @ https://www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/66002
Info about trees and neighbors in Portland:
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Urban Forestry Commission:
Jenn Cairo: City's Urban Forester. Jenn.Cairo@portlandoregon.gov
Planning and Sustainability Commission: email@example.com
Adena Long, Director of PDX Parks and Rec: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Commissioner Dan Ryan
The public can also provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at email@example.com
Here is a great tool that shows GIS data related to trees (and homeowner names/addresses).