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Sign up for forestry workshops

The city of Lake Oswego’s Urban and Community Forestry program is offering a series of workshops. All are free and open to the public with preregistration.

The first class in the series has been held. The May 11 session will focus on tree biology and structure, followed by a session on landscapes to lower your energy bill on June 8; tree protection and removal permits on July 18; and invasive plants and trees on Aug. 10.

For more information and to pre-register, go online to ci.oswego.or.us/planning/urban-and-community-forestry-workshops.

Buy tickets now for Lake Oswego Historic Home Tour

Tickets are now on sale for the sixth annual Lake Oswego Historic Home Tour to be held May 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Organized by the Oswego Heritage Council the tour features five historic gardens and homes. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased at Dennis 7-Dees, 1090 McVey in Lake Oswego, at the Heritage House, 398 Tenth St., or online at oswegoheritage.org/events/hometour.html.

For information about the tour, tickets or joining the OHC call 503-635-6373.

Galloway joins Soldera Properties

Scott Galloway of West Linn has joined Soldera Properties Inc. as a real estate broker. He has been a licensed Realtor since 1985 and recently retired from UPS after 22 years.

Galloway can be reached at 503-348-1316 or online at scottygalloway.com.

Get Arbor Day Foundation’s tree care booklet

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a tree care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly booklet featuring illustrations, colorful photos and easily-understood descriptions by making a $3 donation to the Foundation this month.

To receive the booklet send a $3 check along with your name and address to Conservation Trees, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, Neb., 68410 or order online at arborday.org/conservationtrees.




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