Urban & Community Forestry Workshops For 2018

Workshop Series - Register Today!

Tree Protection and Tree Removal Workshop
Thursday, August 23, 5:30 - 7 p.m.,
Lake Oswego City Hall, Council Chambers (380 A Avenue)

Explore the City’s tree code requirements for tree protection and tree removal permits. This workshop includes an indoor presentation to explain the various types of tree removal permits and outdoor demonstration with examples of measuring tree diameter, tree protection fencing, techniques for protecting trees during construction, and more. Registration is limited to 30 people. Please call 503-635-0290 or email planning@lakeoswego.city for free registration no later than Friday, August 17th.


Creating Backyard Habitat in Urban Spaces
Saturday, September 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.,
Tryon State Natural Area (Meet in the Classroom)

Join Friends of Tryon Creek Education Director Gabe Sheoships and Backyard Habitat Certification Program Site Technician Cindy Ellison to learn about creating natural habitat in your own yard space for native flora and fauna. Consider the benefits of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program, which is conducted in partnership with the Audubon Society of Portland and the Columbia Land Trust, to support urban stewards and their efforts to create and enhance native habitats. This workshop will include an indoor presentation, discussion, and native plant hike. Please call 503-635-0290 or email planning@lakeoswego.city for free registration by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Additional workshops are coming soon!