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Free Workshop on Researching Historic Trees on January 30th

Join Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry’s workshop instructor and environmental historian Dave Hedberg in exploring local archives, sources, and methods to research the history of your neighborhood trees. Researching the historic context of neighborhood forests not only gives trees intangible values, but can also provide valuable lessons to our past and future. This workshop will

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Volunteer with Friends of Trees on January 23rd

Join Friends of Trees in planting trees in Sunnyside, Kerns, Laurelhurst, and North Tabor Neighborhoods on January 23rd! More information is available on the Facebook event page. We especially need pick up truck drivers, planting volunteers and early morning staging help (arrive by 7 a.m.)!To plant, please arrive to the staging site at Sunnyside Centenary United

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Southeast Portland Tool Library Open House on January 16th

The all­ volunteer Southeast Portland Tool Library (SEPTL) invites DIY enthusiasts to an open house on Saturday, January 16, 11am – ­4pm, at its new location in Hinson Baptist Church, SE Salmon and SE 20th Ave. The event also celebrates SEPTL’s fifth anniversary serving the community. Visit for hours of operation, a real­time searchable

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