Test Your Tree Trivia IQ in Celebration of Lake Oswego’s Arbor Week

This Sugar Maple at the intersection of Third and C Avenue was dedicated as a Heritage Tree in 1998.

This Sugar Maple at the intersection of Third and C Avenue was dedicated as a Heritage Tree in 1998.

The City of Lake Oswego is getting a head start on celebrating National Arbor Day, April 24, with a lineup of festivities beginning this week.

It’s no wonder. Trees are a big deal here in Lake Oswego, where citizens are proud of their urban forest and the city government has put ordinances in place to protect it.

You can find a full schedule of activities online. They include:

Here it is in the fall.

Here it is in the fall.

  • a Heritage Tree dedication on April 7 in the Forest Highlands neighborhood
  • Heritage Tree walk on April 8 at Luscher Farm
  • Tree planting and poetry reading on April 9 at Lake Oswego’s newest park on Sunningdale Road
  • Arbor week crafts project at the Lake Oswego library on April 11
  • Stewardship opportunities with Friends of Southwood Park, Friends of Iron Mountain, Glenmorrie Neighors and Friends of Springbrook Park.

Why not celebrate Arbor Week by testing your tree trivia IQ with my short quiz? Have fun with it!

 

 

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About lovelakeoswego

I feel pretty lucky—I live where I work and I love where I live. As a Realtor in Lake Oswego, I get to share that enthusiasm with clients every day. Through this blog, with the help of my freelance writer wife, Genita, I’d like to share that enthusiasm with you. The quality of life you’ll find in Lake Oswego belies its size—there is so much to experience here from a fireworks show over the lake on the 4th of July to the Festival of the Arts--one of the premier arts events in the region. So please check in each week for another reason why I love Lake Oswego and who knows—maybe you’ll fall in love too! If you’re interested in experiencing Lake Oswego personally, please feel free to contact me either on my cell at (503) 939-9801, via email at costellok@hasson.com or check my website by clicking the link in the "Contact me" section in the right hand column. I would love to show you around.
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