Greening Interstate 205

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Greening Interstate 205
Oregon Metro
Various Cities, Oregon
Unlikely partners – Friends of Trees and the Oregon Department of Transportation – teamed up to plant native trees and shrubs along the I-205 pathway. While greening the 16-mile trail, they engage volunteers, establish a model for future roadside landscaping and generate jobs for diverse communities.  More about this project >

Photo Credit: Oregon Metro


Use Goal: Climate Adaptation
Use Type: Tree Planting
Year Established: 2006-2013
Year Ended: Ongoing
Duration: Permanent
Size (acres): 10+ acres
Initial cost: $25,000+
Site control: Ownership
Lead Organization Type: Government
Implementation Partners: Nonprofit, Government


Last updated: September 2021 – Do you have additional information about this project? Please use the share your project form > to share that information.