Save Our Elms Gala at Mowrey Manor

71568Another reason to Save the Date — Saturday July 25th. After you finish taking in the Street Fair along Division and Clinton, head over to Ladd’s Addition to tour the newly restored Mowry Manor from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

SAVE OUR ELMS is sponsoring a GRAND PARTY at a GRAND PROPERTY. Join us for a “Restoration Celebration”, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to tour the newly restored Mowrey Manor, 1718 SE 16th Avenue on the North Rose Garden in Ladd’s Addition. The event includes hors d”oeuvres, wine, beer, live music by local musicians and a fascinating lecture about the history of William Ladd and the neighborhoods that he built.

Your donation will support the work of SAVE OUR ELMS, an all volunteer non-profit that strives to keep Portland’s heritage elms and mature urban street trees healthy.

TICKETS: $50/person or $90/couple RSVP: Karen Girard, 503-232-5509 or visit for online purchase

PRESENTATIONS at 5:00 and 7:00 PM on “William Ladd’s Legacy to Portland”


Restore Tree Manual to 2009-2010 City of Portland Budget

Sent from Kina Voelz, HAND Land Use Chair:
Please attend the final public budget hearing this Thursday, May 21 from 6 – 8: 30 pm at Mt. Tabor Middle School.
Funding tree policy work will hopefully be included in this fiscal year’s budget, but probably not without your input.
You may also testify online if you cannot attend tomorrow evening:
Please see below as well.
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Benefits of Trees Workshop

Persuasion and the Benefits of Urban Trees
A free 3-hour workshop
March 30, 2009
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Northwest Natural
220 NW 2nd Ave.
4th Floor Conference Room
Portland, Oregon

Geoffrey Donovan, USFS researcher, will quickly cover dozens of recent studies, translating them into layman’s terms and pointing out the highlights and limitations of each. Continue reading “Benefits of Trees Workshop”

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