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Monthly Calendar of Events & Workshops in 2014

In honor of 25 years as a Tree City USA, Lake Oswego’s Urban & Community Forestry program is celebrating trees with workshops and events every month throughout 2014, starting in April. The list of upcoming workshops and events in 2014 is below.

All events are free, and pre-registration is requested for some events.  See below for details.

Contact Shannan Stoll or 503-675-3737 to learn more about any of these events.

AUGUST

Tree Protection & Tree Removal Workshop
Date/Time: Thursday, August 28, 6-7:30pm
Location: West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way, Santiam Room

Explore the City’s tree code requirements for tree protection and tree removal permits. This workshop includes an indoor presentation and outdoor demonstration with examples of measuring tree diameter, tree protection fencing, techniques for protecting trees during construction, and more.  Please call Shannan Stoll at (503) 675-3737 to register.

SEPTEMBER

Iron Mountain Nature Walk
Date/Time: Wednesday September 20, 9-10am
Location: meet at the Brookside Road entrance to Iron Mountain Park

Take a walk through Iron Mountain Park to learn about the natural history and on-going restoration efforts by an active park stewardship group. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes.  This event is coordinated in partnership with Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation.

OCTOBER

Right Tree In the Right Place Workshop
Date/Time: Thursday, October 16, 6-7:30pm
Location: West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way

This workshop will help participants understand the why, what, where, and how of planting the right tree species in the right place. Includes an indoor presentation and an outdoor tree planting demonstration.  Please call Shannan Stoll at (503) 675-3737 to register.

NOVEMBER

Invasive Plant Management Workshop
Date/Time: Thursday, November 6, 6-7:30pm
Location: West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way

Learn about the negative impacts of invasive plants and how to identify and properly remove them. For tailored advice, feel free to bring samples of plants that you are concerned about.  Please call Shannan Stoll at (503) 675-3737 to register.  This event is coordinated in partnership with Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation.

DECEMBER

Stay tuned for a special year-end City Council wrap-up presentation and awards ceremony.