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by Elizabeth F. Dimon,Phyllis C. Reynolds

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Trees of Greater Portland Paperback – Illustrated, February 1, 1993. This is okay though, because most of us can't be bothered to identify a tree much past the deciduous/conifer divide and are more interested, if interested at all, in how it looks.

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A 20 year look back at the trees pictured in Phyllis C. Reynolds' and Elizabeth F. Dimon's 1993 Timber Press book. It was a long bike ride from North Portland

A 20 year look back at the trees pictured in Phyllis C. Pictures in the book average 20 years old now. Wednesday, August 31, 2011. Today I finally got back to this blog and visited all the N. E. trees I haven't been to yet. It was a long bike ride from North Portland. You can see below that more than one is missing, and at least one address in the old book may be misleading. Again I apologize for the lousy camera. Maybe in 10 years I'll redo this blog with a good one.

Further Reading: Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry. Portland’s Heritage Trees. Reynolds, Phyllis C. and Elizabeth F. Dimon. Trees of Greater Portland. Portland: Timber Press, 1993. Portland: Portland Parks & Recreation, 2013. Portland Oregon PierPark ForestPark PeninsulaPark LaurelhurstPark M. abor.

Reynolds, Phyllis C. Portland, Or. Timber Press, 1993, 2013.

With approximately three hundred trees designated as Heritage Trees, Portland has one of the most extensive tree landmarking programs in the country.

Author (1): Phyllis C. Reynolds Author (2): Elizabeth F. Return to the Garden Bookworm homepage.

She wrote the book Trees of Greater Portland (1993, Timber Press), which was planned by her and Elizabeth Dimon.

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (born January 4, 1933) is an American writer best known for children's and young adult fiction. Naylor is best known for her children's-novel quartet Shiloh (a 1992 Newbery Medal winner) and for her "Alice" book series, one of the most frequently challenged books of the last decade. Phyllis Reynolds Naylor was born in the . She grew up during the Great Depression with her older sister Norma and younger brother John

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. The great chicken debacle, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. p. cm. Summary: Hoping to earn a trip to an amusement park, the three Morgan children agree to take care of a chicken that their father plans to give their mother as a birthday surprise. PZ. 24 Gs 2001 -dc21 00-064514. The text of this book is set in 1. point Sabon. Book design by Constance Ftera.

The authors selected 132 local trees exceptional for their size, beauty, rarity, or history. Each description includes a color photograph and locations of notable specimens visible from the street. Appendices list trees by the months for best viewing and propose nine pleasant neighborhood tours.

Comments: (4)

Don't let my star rating keep you from buying this charming little book for, it is a very cool publication on many different levels.
Here's what is cool about it:
a) Small Press publication before Small Presses were possible from the comfort of one's own home.
b) Esoteric Labor of Love product composed and compiled by two people deeply passionate about a subject that practically no one (in their right minds, that it) else is interested in...which is the stuff of a trove of book treasures that people such asI seek out to savor.
c) Eccentric presentation that makes sense to the authors/editors and, once he buys into the proposition, the reader.
d) Thoughtful and unexpected features that make this book interesting to flip through; although, a bit difficult to parse.

The authors state up front that this book is not a tree identification guide which is true in almost every sense. It does identify trees attached to their specific location within the Portland, Oregon area but after that, the information included is a bit of a craps shoot.

This is okay though, because most of us can't be bothered to identify a tree much past the deciduous/conifer divide and are more interested, if interested at all, in how it looks.
The authors have included lots of small color photographs (often rather cropped and somewhat haphazardly composed) which situate their subjects but otherwise leave a lot to be desired.

What they do for us though is to locate many excellent and/or notable trees in the area and give locations so that one can go and see for oneself what the fuss is about...this is a nice touch, a very nice touch. Other bits and pieces in the book are nice too and I think you, as a Portland, ORegon area, tree loving/appreciating resident might like to own this book.

Taken in the context of the times this book must have cost a small fortune to produce.

To those of you who really love your PDX trees, believe it or not there is an app called, well, PDX trees that proposes to map each of the Heritage Trees so designated by the city of Portland, Oregon (it is missing about a dozen newly designated trees as of this review date).
It is one of the best apps I own, in some ways, which I wouldn't say about this particular book even though I am glad I bought it.
I love trees and live in the Portland area so this is a perfect book for me. I enjoyed just reading through this book and learning about trees and Portland history. I really like the walking tours that are included. There is a lot of interesting information in this book.
At times it seems urban trees are disappearing rapidly in the name of progress, but here the authors present 130 plus noteworthy native and "exotic" tree species growing throughout greater Portland neighborhoods dating from early settlement days in Portland. Along with neighborhood tree tours, street locations, photos, botanical and common tree name, the authors give us a glimpse of the story of the origin of many of the trees. The authors offer the reader a unique opportunity to get an upclose view of some great native Northwest trees along with other trees planted and thriving in Portland.
A wonderful old book of Portland's best and biggest trees. And great fun finding them all with maps and addresses!
Trees of Greater Portland download epub
Author: Elizabeth F. Dimon,Phyllis C. Reynolds
ISBN: 0881922633
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated; 1st ed. edition (February 1, 1993)
Pages: 216 pages