1st Annual Urban Forest Pro Adpot-a-Tree Arbor Month Event

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Urban Forest Pro’s arborist’s are excited for the opportunity to prune trees surrounding our local schools.

We would like to reach out and provide a learning experience for the students by showing different tree care methods.  We will also be providing a tree ID scavenger hunt with the Portland Timber’s Timber Joey.

Above is a tree at Rosa Parks we will be pruning as part of the event.

Saturday April 19th 9am-5pmRosa Parks Elementary School during Arbor Month

@ Rosa Parks University Elementary 8960 N Woolsey Ave

Pruning of school trees starts at 9am between N McCoy and N Woolsey. From 2-5pm there will be a tree climbing demonstration, an afternoon clean up party, and the Timber Joey’s Tree ID scavenger Hunt.

Tree to be adopted are: a Maple at the front of the school with some hazardous branches, a Maple tree by the back playground, a maple, a Cherry and an Oak tree at the corner of Woolsey and McCoy, lots of newly planted street trees that are in need of their first structural pruning. Volunteers of all skill levels are welcome to come and help prune. Lunch will be provided for volunteers by Urban Forest Pro.

Friday April 25th 3pm-5pm

@ Winter Haven Elementary 3800 SE 14th in the out-building at SE Center and 15th.

Pruning will be done in the morning by arborists. There will be educational presentation/activities lead by Sara Ennis and Jeff Moore for the elementary students from starting at 1pm. At 3pm there will a cleanup party and Timber Joey’s Tree ID scavenger Hunt which is open to volunteers and children of all ages.

Interested Teachers-Please contact Sara Ennis with age group of children that will be participating and ways in which we can incorporate our tree learning experience with material they are learning in the classroom.

For Further Info and Details Contact:

Sara Ennis-City of Portland Urban Forestry Community Coordinator sara.ennis@portlandoregon.gov

Jeff Moore Urban Forest Pro Lead Estimator  jeff@urbanforestpro.com

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