Hey East Portland, we need your help: please take our ‘Tree Canopy Enhancement’ survey by September 30th!
We will be using the responses as part of our initiative to enhance tree cover and add shade and seating areas on our commercial streets in East Portland.
In Portland, hotter areas of the city, called urban heat islands, disproportionately occur in the 13 neighborhoods of Thrive East PDX.
This program aims to bring together community and business groups to increase the number of drought-resistant native trees and shrubs to be planted along major commercial streets. We will plant trees and create shaded seating areas to reduce impact of climate extremes relating to heat in our 13 East Portland neighborhoods.