Urban Forestry Forum

05/23/2007 - 6:00pm
05/23/2007 - 8:00pm

Forest park

City of Gresham Urban Forestry Forum

Wednesday, May 23, 2007
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Fellowship Hall
Rockwood United Methodist Church
179th & SE Stark St.


  • Jonna Papaefthimiou, Lake Oswego Natual Resouce Planner
  • Charles Ray, Vancouver-Clark County Parks & Recreation Urban Forester
  • Margot Barnett, SW Trees Committee, Portland Urban Forestry Commission


  • How can indivudual citizens encourge comprehensive management of our natural resources?
  • Loss of heighborhood quality of life with loss of trees due to development and improper removal of trees.
  • How have other cities estalished policies and best practices for development planning, building, and resouce management?

The City of Gresham is gathering data for a 10-Year Master Plan for Parks. The Wilkes East neighborhood Association participated in several input projects with the City; Gresham Code Review Project. Final recommendations are to be presented to the City Council on Tuesday, June 12th at 9:00AM.