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By: Kat M.
Location: Hazelwood

This is a Norway Maple. Home to squirrels, and also nurturing many birds, this lovely tree once had a hole in it's side, but actually filled in all by itself over the years. Just weeks after we bought our house, I met the 8 year old from next door wh...
By: Joe D.
Location: Eastmoreland

My parents bought their house in 1960, and I was born in 1964. They planted this oak tree next to the house in my honor when I was born. I remember as a kid being able to reach my hands around the trunk and touch my fingertips together on the other s...
By: Lora M.

I used to work close to this little green space, which is next to the walking path running next to I-84. I always admired the huge oak tree near the center, and one year decided to collect some acorns from it and see it I could start my own sapling....
By: Marilyn K.
Location: Mt_tabor

This tree is in the front yard of my childhood home. I have wonderful memories of raking the leaves as a child. It was something we looked forward to every fall because my father would make it fun. We'd play duck duck goose in the blanket of giant go...
By: Marilyn K.
Location: Laurelhurst

I was in about 3rd grade and was walking home from school one day. A deluge struck so I hunkered under this tree for a good 20 minutes while it passed. The fact that the branches were able to catch and divert most of the water was a wonder to me at...
By: Marilyn K.
Location: North_tabor

This Beech tree was already a giant when I was a child. My great grandparents planted it in the early part of the last century. They lived in a grand house on the property. The estate was called Green Gables and occupied most of the city block. The h...
By: John B.
Location: Hillsdale

This is actually a pair of Blue Spruces that grow on the south side of our house on a rise at the east end of a small pond. In another setting they might be more notable, but here they are between a large Deodar Cedar (187) and a tall Weeping Birch...
By: John B.
Location: Hillsdale

The Deodar Cedar (187 on the survey) in the southeast corner of our yard is the biggest tree on our property. It has lost some branches over the years and gets pruned by the utility companies to protect the power and phone lines along Dosch Road, bu...
By: John B.
Location: Hillsdale

This big Silver Maple (115 on the survey) is the centerpiece of our yard. It can be seen from all of the neighbors' yards and shades our back yard and house from west sun. It has had rope and tire swings hung from it when our kids were young, and p...
By: Bill B.
Location: Hayhurst

Port Orferd Cedar: I have known this tree and watched it grow for 40 years and have discovered that it is a natural cover for birds, especially those that overwinter in and around my yard. It is an important ecological feature as well as impressive...
By: John B.
Location: Bridlemile

I'm pretty sure this green dot is on the weeping birch tree on the south edge of our property. It forms a beautiful south border to the central part of our yard and provides nicely filtered sunlight into the coolest part of our yard on hot days. it...
By: Linda R.
Location: Downtown

If this is the tree I think it is, it's located in front of the library at PSU. I was a student and/or an employee at Portland State for many years -- and always loved this tree -- even before the built the Millar Library.
By: Linda R.
Location: Hazelwood

This is one of my favorite trees -- actually, it's a clump of trees that have grown together, a clump of big leaf maple trees. It's a wonderful place to rest when walking/running the fitness trail that goes around the edge of the golf course at Glend...
By: Linda R.
Location: Madison_south

This appears to be the tallest of the many mature trees in the wooded area of Gateway Green, a new park under development on land located between the I-205 and I-84 interstate highways. The property has MANY trees that are at least 100 ft tall.
By: Linda R.
Location: Hazelwood

This is a beautiful tree that needs to be protected. It's near the edge of a vacant lot that is now owned by the Portland Housing Bureau. The Hazelwood Neighborhood Association tried to get it designated as a heritage tree two or three years ago, but...
By: Linda R.
Location: Parkrose

I planted this cedar tree (or tree #281) while we were living at 10309 NE Shaver St. It was planted sometime between 1975 and 1985. It was a volunteer that came up in the yard, and I moved it to the back corner of the property.
By: Elliott W.

Bethel Baptist Church is home to two huge cedars which preside over and protect a small grassy park. Pictured is a group of artists gathered on August 12th, 2018, and a painting of the cedars made that day.
By: Elliott W.

Merlin Radke was more than just an auto parts dealer in St. Johns— he was a great lover of trees. He loved trees so much that over decades of developing property adjacent to his auto parts store at Columbia and Fessenden, he constructed an entire com...
By: Elliott W.

This local landmark property once was home to the first doctor to arrive in the area from the Oregon Trail, and now there stands here a small historic Victorian house from 1870, surrounded by majestic maples, hundreds of years old, which protect the...
By: Lisa B.

This is a large cedar on my property. I have been variously told by arborists that it is a Deodar and that it is a Cedar of Lebanon. I believe it is probably taller than 69 feet -- the respective heights of trees on your mapping of our neighborhood...