Portland lit its Christmas tree in Pioneer Courthouse Square on Nov. 27, accompanied by the city’s own Pink Martini band and members of the Oregon Symphony and Pacific Youth Choir. The 75-foot-tall Douglas fir was donated by Stimson Lumber Co. and grown on sustainable forest lands near Gaston, Ore. This year, the tree has 14,000 new LED lights
CITY-BASED SOLUTIONS Portland, Oregon is the first city in the U.S. to enact a plan to reduce its Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Founding member of Cities for Climate Protection Campaign; demolished six-lane highway for waterfront park. Portland has taken many big steps to help the earth and it has a very big chance with influencing other cities in different states.
On the rare occasion it snows in Portland. And the even rarer occasion that you can see Mt. Hood when looking east over the Willamette river! Portland, Oregon - Skyline at Night - Christmas Version - Lantern Press Poster