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Ainsworth Linear Arboretum Walk: Saturday, April 6, 2:30-4 p.m.

Join Tree Team member and all-around tree promoter Jim Gersbach for a guided tour of a local treasure, the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum. Jim has intimate knowledge of this two-mile long urban forest, as he has been involved with the selection … Continue reading

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Concordia Tree Team Gets SPACE Grant

The Concordia Tree Team was awarded an East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District Small Projects and Community Events (SPACE) grant. The grant, which was spearheaded by Tree Team member Rebecca Wetherby, is for the care and maintenance of the … Continue reading

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Tour the Ainsworth Arboretum

Concordia tree steward Jim Gersbach will be leading a walking tour of trees in the Ainsworth Linear Arboretum from Fernhill Park to Alberta Park on Thursday evening, May 19 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Meet on the NE 37th … Continue reading

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Sixty-three Trees Planted at NE 42nd and Lombard

by the Concordia Tree Team On March 4th members of the Concordia Tree Team, Cully Neighborhood Association, The Ainsworth Street Collective and BES took part in an impressive tree planting at the intersection of NE 42nd and Lombard Avenues. The planting … Continue reading

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Friends of Trees Coming March 26!

by Dove Hotz, Chair, Concordia Tree Team The Friends of Trees annual neighborhood planting will take place Saturday, March 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5431 NE 20th Ave. Our planting partner will again be … Continue reading

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Meek School Planting Phase 2 Completed

by Dove Hotz, Chair, Concordia Tree Team The morning of Friday, December 10, found the Concordia Tree Team braving the elements in order to plant a dozen trees at the Joseph L. Meek Professional Technical High School, 4039 NE Alberta Court. … Continue reading

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Larger Trees Equal Safer Neighborhoods

A news story from KGW news last week reported that larger street and yard trees are related to lower crime statistics than smaller trees. According to the article, “Forester Geoffrey Donovan says large trees may be a signal to crooks … Continue reading

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