Urban Forestry

City of Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan, Council Adoption: Jul 19, 2011 3PM

07/19/2011 - 3:00pm
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City of Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan, Council Adoption: Jul 19, 2011 3PM. Info here!

Share your views with the City Council

When: Tuesday Jul 19, 2011 3:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Conference Room
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR 97030
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You're Invited
The Urban Forestry Management Plan (UFMP) project is on the 2011 Council Work Plan. If adopted, the UFMP will provide a comprehensive, sustainable and integrated approach to management of trees in Gresham and will provide guidance for future decisions related to trees in Gresham’s urban forest.

Gresham’s Arbor Day Celebration 2011; Gradin Arboretum: Apr 9, 2011 9AM-12PM

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Gresham’s Arbor Day Celebration 2011; Gradin Arboretum: Apr 9, 2011 9AM-12PM. Info here!
Gradin Sports Park Arboretum, Gresham OR

Join the Arbor Day Celebration!

Gradin Sports Park Arboretum
Saturday, April 9th 9AM-12PM

When: Saturday, Apr 9, 2011 9AM-12PM
Where: Gradin Sports Park
2303 SE Palmquist Road
(Between Hogan Road and Hwy 26)
Gresham, OR
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Celebrate Arbor Day

Join us for a ceremony to celebrate Gresham’s annual Arbor Day Tree City USA award and a dedication of the first phase of planting at the Arboretum at Gradin Sports Park. This arboretum has been planned for four seasons so that in any season there will be foliage, flowers and forms that stand out. This first phase planting included 150 trees and over 350 shrubs along the north and south sides of the Gradin Sports Park. The first phase planting includes a Street Tree Demonstration feature and Native Conifer and Deciduous Buffer feature.

Events will include:

  • Dedication Ceremony
  • Tree City USA Ceremony
  • Guided Tours of the trees along the Palmquist Road sidewalk, Gradin Sports Park pathway, Native Trees and historic Significant Trees on-site
  • Informational handouts on the newly planted Street Trees and Buffer Trees and Shrubs
  • Street tree pruning demonstrations

Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee Meeting: Apr 12, 2011 6:30PM

04/12/2011 - 6:30pm
04/12/2011 - 8:30pm
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Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee Meeting: Apr 12, 2011 6:30PM. Info here!

When: Tue, Apr 12, 2011 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 Eastman Pkwy
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Share Your Ideas

The Natural Resources and Sustainability Committee (NRSC) advises the Gresham City Council on policy development matters and actions related to the protection, restoration and enhancement of natural resources, including watershed health, water quality, urban tree canopy and the development of city parks amenities. The NRSC meets the second Tuesday of each month. The public is encouraged to attend.

City Needs Your Feedback, Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Open House: April 19, 2011 5PM

04/19/2011 - 5:00pm
04/19/2011 - 7:00pm
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City Needs Your Feedback, Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Open House: April 19, 2011 5PM. Info here!

When: wed, Apr 19, 2011 5PM-7PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 2A
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham OR
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City Needs Your Feedback

We need your feedback on the Draft Urban Forestry Management Plan (UFMP) and the strategies proposed to enhance Gresham's urban forest over the next 20+ years. Join us on Tuesday, April 19 at 5 p.m. to review the Draft Urban Forestry Management Plan.

There will be a short presentation at the beginning of each hour that highlights the draft Plan and key action items identified in the Plan. We will provide copies of the full draft Plan for your review.

MultCo Commissioner McKeel to Speak at the Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting: Mar 28, 2011 7PM

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MultCo Commissioner McKeel to Speak at the Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting: Mar 28, 2011 7PM. Info here!
Commissioner Diane McKeel, District 4
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Join Commissioner McKeel as she talks about recent changes in East Multnomah County

Monday evening 7PM
St Aidan's Episcopal Church

When: Monday, Mar 28, 2011 7PM
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
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Multnomah County Diane McKeel will be the featured speaker at the Wilkes East Neighborhood public meeting on March 28th at 7PM, St Aidan's Episcopal Church, 174th & NE Glisan, Gresham.

Commissioner McKeel will discuss the recent changes in East Multnomah County including improvements in Rockwood, construction of the East County courthouse and the new Rockwood Building.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear and speak first-hand with your County Commissioner.

City of Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Community Forum: Feb 22, 2011 6:00PM

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City of Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Community Forum: Feb 22, 2011 6:00PM. Info here!

Share your thoughts on
existing tree Code and future steps to address tree Code complaints

When: Tuesday Feb 22, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Conference Room
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR 97030
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You're Invited

Join us on Feb. 22 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM in the Oregon Trail Conference Room at City Hall to discuss existing tree regulations and Code complaint issues and how those issues should be addressed in the Urban Forestry Management Plan. Your feedback will help clarify the types of issues property owners experience with the current tree Code and what future steps should be taken to address tree Code complaints.

Metro Nature in Neighborhoods' Fall 2010 grant workshop: Nov 13, 2010 9AM

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Metro Nature in Neighborhoods' Fall 2010 grant workshop: Nov 13, 2010 9AM. Info here!
Metro's Nature in Neighborhood
(Click for website)

Restore. Create. Connect. Invest.

One more Nature in Neighborhoods' Fall 2010 grant workshop

When: Saturday Nov 13, 2010 9AM
Where: Metro Regional Center
600 NE Grand Ave
Portland, OR
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Restoration and enhancement grant writing workshop

How do you turn a good idea into a great project? Metro's Nature in Neighborhoods grants can help. If you have an innovative idea to integrate the natural world into your community, join an upcoming workshop. Learn about the grant program goals and criteria and how to apply. Participants will also learn how to plan a project and what resources are available to get your project started. RSVP requested. (RSVP below break)

New this year

Nature in Neighborhoods program sponsors restoration and enhancement grants which support hands-on activities and environmental education programs that protect and contribute to watershed health in the region. New this year, a small number of grants will be awarded for planning and project development.

Urban Forestry Management Plan Community Forum: May 26, 2010 6:30PM

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City of Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Community Forum: May 26, 2010 6:30PM. Info here!

Share your thoughts on Urban Forestry Goals: tree resources, management, maintenance and community livability.

When: Wednesday May 26, 2010 6:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Second Floor – Room 2A
1333 NW Eastman Pwy
Gresham, OR 97030
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The Urban Forestry Plan identifies a series of Goals and Policies to provide a framework for community priorities and to guide plan implementation over the next 20 years. This forum will highlight recent Online Urban Forestry Survey results and include a group exercise to provide feedback on the Urban Forestry Plan Goals and Policies.

Please join us to share your thoughts on Urban Forestry Goals related to tree resources, management, maintenance and community livability. The Draft Goals and Policies are attached to this email and can be downloaded off the Urban Forestry Projects and Meeting Materials webpage at: www.greshamoregon.gov/urbanforestryplan.

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Urban Forestry Subcommittee Work Session: Mon, May 10, 2021 4:30PM-5:30PM

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Urban Forestry Subcommittee Work Session: Mon, May 10, 2021 4:30PM-5:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, May 10, 2021 4:30PM-5:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

How to attend the meeting

  • For meeting log-in/call-in information, please see the meeting agenda on the Urban Forestry Subcommittee page.
  • If you are unable to access the meeting via Zoom, you may contact Tina Osterink at Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov 24 hours in advance of the meeting so the City can provide alternate arrangements.

General meeting information

The Urban Forestry Subcommittee advises the City Council and staff about tree preservation, tree species, and for the City's street tree list and trees to be designated to the City's significant tree list.

For more information about this event, contact Tina Osterink at Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov.

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