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Forest Park: Portland's Backyard Gem - This half-hour special examines the origins of Forest Park and the serious threats to its health including invasive species, dying trees and the lack of resources to maintain it.

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Forest Park: Portland's Backyard Gem

OPB | Oct. 14, 2010 1:30 p.m.

The health of Forest Park, the largest urban forest in America, is in jeopardy.

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Major Support Provided By: Dorothy D. Gage

Additional Support Provided By: the Coit Family Foundation, Fred and Clara Dolen Charitable Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Christine and David Vernier, and the Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy.

Special thanks for support by: The Roundhouse Foundation, Jon and Nancy Decherd, Bonnie and Peter Reagan