Portland Tree Policy Review
Developing a website takes longer than you’d think. Particularly when you’re trying to give feedback to the city of Portland on proposed code changes regarding trees and you only have a short time to read 700+ pages of text. Sweeping reform folks. In a good way, mostly. Instead of multiple, conflicting codes, they are thinking of putting trees under a new chapter all by themselves, creating a tree manual to help you all get through a bit easier, and getting a central person to answer questions. Here’s the link if you’d like to learn more about the Citywide Tree Policy Review and Regulatory Improvement Project. The text is about as dry as the title, unless you’re a tree geek, but it’s important.