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By: Anna S.
Location: Downtown

If I told you how many times I’ve stepped over shit under this tree would you believe me? My least favorite Portland vicinity to witness wet season’s first rains...
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: 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: 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...
By: Joan P.
Location: Downtown

The copper beech (Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea) tree in front of Portland State University Library was planted around 1890. This tree even has its own urban legend: PSU students tell a story that originally the tree was going to be removed for a libra...
By: Carolee H.
Location: Downtown

This tree and its mates lining the east side of SW Broadway at Harrison were planted in the early 1980s with the completion of the first phase of the Professional Schools Building, now renovated as the Karl Miller Center. Their predecessors, shown in...
By: Madelyn M.
Location: Downtown

If you're ever looking for a shady and quiet place to sit on the PSU campus, these trees between the Harrison Street Building and Hoffman Hall are perfect. The ground is flat and comfortable, the trees provide good shade, the area is less trafficked...
By: Madelyn M.
Location: Downtown

Millar Library's east addition was constructed around the Copper Beech after students, faculty and tree lovers protested against its removal. The building curves around the tree and every year the library celebrates its birthday with cake and ice cre...