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Urgent: Please Tell the Mayor by End of the Day Friday that Swift Action is Needed to Protect Trees

We need your help to let Mayor Wheeler and the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) know that it is long past time to protect Portland’s trees. The Mayor has introduced a resolution that will be heard by Council on January 8, which again delays critically important protections for Portland’s trees, some of which have already been put off for more than a decade.

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Urge Portland City Council to Extend the “Big Tree Amendment” and Remove Exemptions to Tree Protections

As Portland trends towards more extreme summer heat waves, worsening air quality, reduced wildlife habitat, and flooding from extreme weather events – urban trees provide the best tool to mitigate these environmental challenges while improving community and ecosystem health. Urge Portland City Council to extend the “Big Tree Amendment” and remove exemptions to tree protections.

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Vote to Protect the Environment This November

This November, voters have two critical opportunities to protect natural areas in the Portland region. We will be working hard between now and November to ensure the passage of Measure 26-204 to protect the Bull Run Watershed and Portland’s drinking water as well as Measure 26-203 to secure funding for the conservation of habitat and greenspaces across the region.

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