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By: Lopaka A.

I have lived in the same corner, apartment, for nearly 18 years~ ~and a few years ago~the previous owners, put in a 5'X7' window, facing the West, Forest Park and the Willamette River~A Window, I call~~ 'My Window To The World'~~The picture, below, w...
By: Douglas S.

This was the massive tree in front of my Grandma's house growing up. Made a ramp out of the sidewalk, and lots of droppings to throw. Difficult to climb, but managed to a couple times. Glad to see it is still there with all the new construction ha...
By: hans P.

My sister planted this tree when her school gave her kindergarten class a tree sapling to take home. Mom and dad used to hate it because it blocked the valley views, but now it has become a nice buffer between their home and residential and commercia...
By: Richard C.

This tree possibly is a blue or white spruce planted by my parents in the back yard of the home where I grew up at 4913 NE Pacific St. They found the tree as a sapling growing somewhere on the N. Oregon coast in about 1939-1940, dug it up, and plante...
By: Richard C.

This tree possibly is a blue or white spruce planted by my parents in the back yard of the home where I grew up at 4913 NE Pacific St. They found the tree as a sapling growing somewhere on the N. Oregon coast in about 1939-1940, dug it up, and plant...
By: Alicia T.
Location: South_tabor

At soccer camp in the summer of '95 or '96, myself and about 30 other kids ranging from 5-10 years old, were scattered around this tree eating lunch when a old Toyota truck came flying over the top of the Clinton Park hill being chased by police cars...
By: Rod E.
Location: Mt_tabor

I have been sharing my thanks for this tree and her neighbors as I pull ivy from under their canopy this fall and winter.
By: Dawn C.

This is our lovely hemlock tree. When we bought our home in 1997 it was in its prime with branches that covered most of our backyard. Over the years it has been a home and feeding station to animals of all sorts, has hosted our climbing hydrangea and...
By: Carly N.

I was 7 years old in 1987. It was the dead if winter when my neighbors across the street had moved out of their house. A short time after that I was playing out side when I herd a little kitten meowing. I thought it was one of ours stuck up in the n...
By: linda P.
Location: Cully

This Birch tree survived the Columbus day storm because it grew with a lean to the south. Neighbors on both side lost their trees.
By: adrian N.

Hello, this gorgeous Sequoia is the first thing you see as you approach my home on Knight Street. It (and it's brother on the other side of the driveway) are the reasons why I bought this house. The tree inspired a tradition in our family. Every ye...
By: Lisa W.
Location: Montavilla

We have lived in the house, built in 1947, next to these Douglas-fir trees since November of 1989 and have wondered about the age of these trees. Lacking an increment borer it was impossible, it was impossible to tell. In 2015 I was called to jury du...
By: Lisa W.
Location: Montavilla

We have lived in the house, built in 1947, next to these Douglas-fir trees since November of 1989 and have wondered about the age of these trees. Lacking an increment borer it was impossible, it was impossible to tell. In 2015 I was called to jury du...
By: Lisa W.
Location: Montavilla

We have lived in the house, built in 1947, next to these trees since November of 1989 and have wondered about the age of these trees. Lacking an increment borer it was impossible, it was impossible to tell. In 2015 I was called to jury duty and assig...
By: Jamie S.

I grew up in Lake Oswego, my family moving there in 1978. I feel fortunate to have lived in a town that appreciated the trees that were the residents long before people were. The age and diversity in maples, firs, oaks and other varieties that I can'...
By: Kirk K.

Douglas Fir. It was topped in the late 20th Century so it probably would have been taller.
By: Kirk K.

Douglas Fir
By: Kirk K.

This oak has a large fork near the top. Back in the late 20th Century, the person that lived in the house south of this tree had the oak topped. The fork in the top routinely has a raccoon family living in it.
By: Kirk K.

This tree is an Oak. There used to be a 100 ft. Lebanon Cedar in this same lot that was cut down in 2008 to make room for a duplex. I counted rings on the stump of the cedar and it appeared to be about 85 years old when it was cut.
By: Paul H.
Location: Overlook

this is an older noble fir growing up next to a building corner of Beach Elementary School.