Urban & Community Forestry 2020

Urban & Community Forestry 2020

Lake Oswego Arbor Week and Community Forestry Events

For 31 years, the City of Lake Oswego has earned Tree City USA (TCUSA) designation from the National Arbor Day Foundation. The TCUSA program recognizes cities for demonstrating a strong commitment to managing and caring for trees. Cities earn TCUSA status by meeting four standards: maintaining a tree board (the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board), having a tree ordinance, spending a minimum $2 per capita on urban forest management, and proclaiming and celebrating Arbor Day annually. There are currently 67 TCUSA cities across Oregon. Visit www.arborday.org/programs/treecityusa/ to learn more.

The City is celebrating this distinct honor with a variety of Arbor Week and community forestry events throughout the year. The Urban and Community Forestry Program promotes education, dialogue, and voluntary stewardship to protect the health and viability of the urban forest. Click on the links below for more information. Details are also included in the April Urban & Community Forestry Newsletter.

In continuing our effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, we have temporarily postponed Arbor Week activities and indefinitely canceled Urban & Community Forestry Workshops. Check the City’s online community calendar and visit www.ci.oswego.or.us/planning, for events to be announced as they are rescheduled. We look forward to celebrating trees with you later in the year!

Arbor Day Art Contest

Heritage Tree Program

Urban & Community Forestry Workshops

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