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By: Micah E.
Location: Woodstock

A delightful grove of nine Douglas-fir trees standing at the corner of S.E. 57th and Carlton street, reaching up to a majestic 113 feet tall according to Canopy Analytics. Living in the neighbourhood for 30 years, I remember often walking north 2 blo...
By: Patricia D.
Location: Woodstock

This tree no longer exists ... it was a Tree of Heaven, an invasive species that is taking over the block where I live. When I moved to my house a year ago, there were hundreds of Tree of Heaven sprouts in my backyard. My husband and I have gotten ri...
By: Katharine R.
Location: Woodstock

I have a tree named bob that I like to read in when it is summer. I like to think that it is my tree. It doesn't show up on the map but it is the only tree that i have stuff to write about. Sometimes i like to pretend that it is the Womping Willow f...
By: Kelly M.
Location: Woodstock

Sitting here are two gorgeous cedars (Red or Western?). Planted in 1954 at the same time our house was built, these trees flank the south side providing cooling shade in the heat of summer. When the wind blows, the sound rushing through these trees i...
By: Kelly M.
Location: Woodstock

This cedar (Western?) was planted in 1954 at the same time our house was built. Majestic and perfectly shaped, we always use it as the landmark to find our house. "Look for the really tall cedar tree just past the stop sign on SE Glenwood...." Home t...
By: Canopy S.

In Southeast Portland amidst modest houses with pleasant green yards, stands a 90 foot tall and 90 foot wide black walnut tree. An aerial view shows its canopy reaching across 77th Avenue, away from the two story white wooden house on its lot. The bu...