The Tree Commission is responsible for monitoring and improving the urban forest within the City. The Tree Commission is active in the community. Some programs and activities include:
Community members may choose to honor a special person or event by purchasing a tree and plaque to be placed in various areas throughout the City. Find out how to dedicate a tree.
Members of the Tree Commission have the expertise to assess potentially threatening trees in the City. Contact the Planning Department to request that the Tree Commission make a recommendation for your tree. Phone: (541) 367-8113.
The Tree Commission advises on tree selection for those looking to plant.
- Sponsoring and staffing projects
Recent projects have included habitat and riparian improvements along Ames Creek and various areas throughout the City.