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Portland Urban Forest Review

This report provides an in-depth analysis of progress on urban forestry and green infrastructure initiatives in Portland, OR.  It outlines the goals and desired outcomes of the city’s Urban Forest Management Plan, the actions being taken to meet them, and key challenges that are hindering the process.

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