Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) Urban Forestry has updated its approved street tree planting lists. The lists are for property owners, contractors and developers to use when planting trees in the City right-of-way, typically the planting strip between the sidewalk and the curb. Black tupelo (Nyssa Sylvatica) The lists are categorized by tree height, from […]
How are you coping with the wind?
The winds and the rain hit hard last night, with gusts of 50 mph in Portland, Ore. and 90 mph on the Oregon Coast. How did your nursery fare? And what are you doing to cope with it? Share your misery – drop us a comment.
Getting ready for H1N1
Flu season is almost here. The typical flu season kills 36,000 Americans, hospitalizes 200,000 and costs U.S. businesses $10 billion in lost productivity. With the potentially deadly H1N1 strain in the mix, public officials fear this year’s impacts could be far worse. How can companies and individuals minimize risk? “It’s Not Flu as Usual: An […]