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Arbor Month

  • Arbor Day Tree Planting

    Each year, the City holds a tree planting event. This year, volunteers planted trees at Columbia View Park. 

    Event details

    Gresham celebrates National Arbor Day each April with activities for the community. Gresham is proud to be a Tree City USA.

    This year’s Arbor Day tree planting takes place at Columbia View Neighborhood Park. We’ll be planting trees in the park with morning refreshments and lunch provided. Please bring gloves. We’ll supply all other tools.

    Our partners

    Friends of Trees, Urban Forestry Subcommittee, Multnomah County, HB Lee Middle School, Wilkes East Neighborhood Association.

    The trees are paid for with a Green Gresham, Healthy Gresham grant from East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. 

    • Volunteer plant trees for Arbor Day at the Boys and Girls Club in Rockwood.
    • A group photo with Gresham's Tree City USA flag at Main City Park in 2018.
    • City staff and the Gresham Japanese Garden's Jim Card team up to plant Akebono cherry trees in Main City Park.
    • Volunteer plant a tree in Vance Park in 2017 for Arbor Day.
    • City Councilor Mario Palmero and students from Springwater Trail High School plant trees at Gradin Sports Park.

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    • Volunteers plant trees along the Boys & Girls Club in Rockwood.

    • Planting Akebono cherry trees at the Gresham Japanese Garden's Ebetsu Plaza in Main City Park.

    • Ready to dig and plant Akebono cherry trees at Ebetsu Plaza.

    • An Arbor Day planting at Vance Park in 2017. Five trees were planted, a Hogan Cedar (Gresham's city tree); Tulip tree; Wildfire Tupelo; Magyar Ginko; and Greenspire Linden.

    • City Councilor Mario Palmero and students from Springwater Trail High School plant trees at Gradin Community Sports Park.

  • Contact

    For more information, contact  Tina.Osterink@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2392.

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