Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization working in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation to support Hoyt Arboretum.

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Saturday Crew

Saturday, July 30
9-12 noon

You will be assisting our horticulturist with special projects, invasive species removal, trail maintenance and more. Register here


Rare, Threatened, and Unusual Conifers of the World

Saturday, July 30
12 noon

Conifers are an ancient and diverse group of trees. Join Certified Arborist Julian as you explore rare and unusual conifers from around the world. Hoyt plays an important part in conservation of threatened species.

$3 suggested donation. Hoyt Arboretum members are free. No registration necessary.


Forage in the Forest

Saturday, July 30
5-9pm

Hoyt Arboretum Friends' signature gala!

The event is now sold out! Please contact Becky at (503) 823-1649 or becky.schreiber@portlandoregon.gov to be added to the waiting list. .


Saturday Crew

Saturday, August 6
9-12 noon

You will be assisting our horticulturist with special projects, invasive species removal, trail maintenance and more. Register here


From Weeds to Trees and the Stories in Between Tour

Saturday, August 6
12 noon

Every plant has a story to share! Learn how the dandelion got its name, why the Douglas fir is not a fir, the tree that held the British Navy at bay, and more! This guided tour of Hoyt Arboretum will open your eyes to the histories and mysteries of the everyday plants and trees around us.

$3 suggested donation. Hoyt Arboretum members are free. No registration necessary.


In a Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild

Thursday, August 25
7pm
Free with reservation

In a Landscape is a WPA-inspired piano and chamber music project that brings classical music into the wild. Experience concert hall acoustics with live piano and chamber music immersed in the beauty of Oregon’s forests, fields, and riverbanks using state of the art wireless technology. From WPA sites to public parks, environments as stimulating as the music itself. This series is a public benefit series partially funded by a grant from Oregon’s Regional Arts & Culture Council. Learn more here

 

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