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Save Our Elms President and HAND Board Member Featured in Newspaper

Longtime Hosford-Abernethy resident Dave Kaplan was featured in The Oregonian last week for his work with Save Our Elms. Read the full article here: Tree Award Honors Efforts to Save Elms

Each year, Save Our Elms, raises thousands of dollars to prune and innoculate the Elm grove in our neighborhood.

When you see [...]

Join the 2010 Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Tree Planting!

It may be too late to sign up for your own tree this year, but there’s still time to help plant more than 150 trees during the neighborhood tree planting, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. See details on how to help below!

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FRIENDS OF TREES Street trees are a lasting legacy gift to [...]

SE Water Ave Relocation and SE Clinton to the River Multi Use Path

Project Open House Oregon Museum of Science and Industry 1945 SE Water Ave Planetarium Atrium

Monday November 15 4pm to 6pm (stop by anytime)

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation invites you to an Open House to learn about plans for the SE Water Avenue Relocation Project and the SE Clinton to the River [...]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 16

HAND meets the third Tuesday of every month, excluding August and December. Please join us Tuesday, Nov. 16 for our general board meeting.

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Board Meeting Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 7:00 PM Land Use Meeting to start at 6:30 PM St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, St Paul Room 2408 [...]

Friendly Reminder: Street Leaf Removal, Nov. 7 & 27

Chances are, you’ve already had to rake up at least one batch of leaves. Here’s another reminder to have the car off the street so the sweepers can pick up the leaves!

The crews hit our streets in the greater “Ladds Addition”/(HAND/Richmond) neighborhood – (SE Hawthorne – Division / 12th – 32nd) – on [...]

Big Trees Help Cut Crime?

Interesting study (abstract attached) — big trees in a neighborhood might reduce crime. Thanks to a neighbor for passing on!

http://eab.sagepub.com/content/early/2010/09/16/0013916510383238 Abstract The authors estimate the relationship between trees and three crime aggregates (all crime, violent crime, and property crime) and two individual crimes (burglary and vandalism) in Portland, Oregon. During the study period (2005-2007), [...]