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By: Steven M.
Location: Robinwood

I am conducting a mapping survey of all the trees in the forest and I just came across this tool. I'm wondering who made it and how? This tree (I think...its a bit hard to tell on this program) is the tallest in this area. It is a cottonwood (Poplus...
By: John W.

This is Doug. He is a Douglas Fir that writes letters to our first and second grade students attending MLC to teach them about the forest. Doug loves long soaking rains, long hugs, and ivy pulls.
By: Aimee A.
Location: St_johns_west

This cemetery is known as the Frederick H. Ramsey cemetery. It is rumored the Cedar tree was planted when Fred was buried here on January 2nd, 1895. This makes the tree 123 years old this year.
By: Alec T.
Location: Mt_tabor

Tree 177.. is an Araucaria araucana, otherwise known as a Monkey Puzzle Tree. When I first moved to the neighborhood I strolled past this tree and was totally blown away. I'd never seen a tree like it! Turns out these are native to central and southe...
By: John K.
Location: Mt_tabor

this tree is a's a giant's gotta be 100+ years old...12-15 feet lives in a parking lot and I fear for it's survival...
By: Na'ama S.
Location: Hillsdale

When my family first moved to Portland, we were struck by the trees, by the green-ness all around us. When we walked into the living room of this house, this mighty tree confronted us. The large living room windows face out toward this tree so that a...
By: Canopy S.
Location: Reed

Love this
By: Canopy S.
Location: Humboldt

This hemlock tree is in my neighbor's backyard. A falcon lives in it!
By: Dani S.

My dog killed a squirrel at the base of this tree a month ago.
By: Canopy S.
Location: Sunnyside

The squirrels that hang out in this tree are hilarious.
By: Canopy S.

This is the oldest tree on the Zenger Farm property, dating to pre-European settlement.
By: Darvel L.

Here is one of the largest Lombardy poplars in Oregon, at about 8.5 feet thick at breast height. I nominated it as a Portland Heritage Tree recently, and the Urban Forestry Commission recently approved! This and other poplars in the grove were prob...
By: Darvel L.

This big Lombardy poplar was probably planted by the Anderegg Family who started a dairy farm on Powell Butte in the early 1900's. They had several hundred head of cattle that must have used this grove of trees for shade and water. The tree has mul...
By: Aliza T.
Location: Eliot

This tree is in my backyard. It constantly sheds pine needles onto our deck, steps, roof, and yard. Our chickens love to scratch around under it - the needles are so dense they stay dry under it even in downpours - as do we. We'll sit on our porch...
By: Erik M.

This beautiful Douglas Fir stands at the convergence of main roads in the Westhaven Neighborhood (Leahy, 90th, Taylor). I've heard many neighbors refer to this particular tree as a monument of our neighborhood. The current and past owners of the co...
By: Darvel L.
Location: Mt_tabor

Hi! I made a "typo" error in my story of the big Mt. Tabor Douglas fir. It's over 20 FEET in circumference (at average breast height), not 20 inches!
By: Kristen F.

I always notice this big tree while I'm out walking with my baby. I love to look up and admire its giant stature while cuddling my tiny daughter. It's a nice reminder that life is so big -- and also that the world is so small.
By: Tom R.
Location: Richmond

Tree 118 in the Richmond Neighborhood is a 95-foot Douglas fir with roots in the backyard of a house on SE Clinton but with long lower limbs that shade our backyard as well as our neighbors. Over the years the tree has had an important role in the...
By: Angie D.
Location: Overlook

This myrtlewood tree (Umbellularia californica) graces the front yard of a home in our neighborhood. It is also called California bay and the evergreen leaves have an incredibly pungent scent. Some folks cook with it in place of regular bay leaves,...
By: Mike D.
Location: Downtown

The trees at this MAX stop are some of my favorites. They completely bent over in the snow storms last winter (2017) and bounced back to their usual self in a week. They were bent so far over they were touching the building on the other side of the t...