Who We Are



Urban Greenspaces Institute is a Portland Metropolitan based small,

mission-driven environmental 501-(c)3 nonprofit working to

advance greenspaces policy, advance equity, and create a region

where people and nature can thrive as healthy, connected,

and equitable communities.





Urban Greenspaces Institute's Priorities









Our Mission



The Urban Greenspaces Institute is dedicated to ensuring that parks, trails, natural areas

and healthy watersheds are integrated into our urban fabric and are accessible

to everyone in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.









Our History







Going Forward



In 2021, Urban Greenspaces Institute is developing a new strategic plan, mission, and vision 

to guide our work going forward. Please check back for updates on our new mission, vision and values.