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The '''Hoyt Arboretum''' is part of [[Washington Park]] in [[Southwest]] Portland. It is open daily from 6am - 10pm. There are over 1000 species of trees and plants located in 187-acre refuge. The Arboretum has 21 different trails, covering 12 miles.
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The '''Hoyt Arboretum''' is part of [[Washington Park]] in [[Southwest]] Portland. It is open daily from 6am - 10pm. There are over 1000 species of trees and plants located in 187-acre refuge. The Arboretum has 21 different trails, covering 12 miles. The Arboretum is named after [[Ralph Warren Hoyt]], a [[county commissioner]] that championed the creation of the arboretum.
  
 
On March 22nd, 2010, around 3pm, [[Portland Police Bureau]] Officer [[Jason Walters]] shot and killed [[Jack Collins]], a homeless man wielding a "razor knife" near the restrooms of the Arboretum<ref>http://www.portlandonline.com/police/pbnotify.cfm?action=ViewContent&content_id=1610</ref>.
 
On March 22nd, 2010, around 3pm, [[Portland Police Bureau]] Officer [[Jason Walters]] shot and killed [[Jack Collins]], a homeless man wielding a "razor knife" near the restrooms of the Arboretum<ref>http://www.portlandonline.com/police/pbnotify.cfm?action=ViewContent&content_id=1610</ref>.

Latest revision as of 09:12, 6 June 2012

The Hoyt Arboretum is part of Washington Park in Southwest Portland. It is open daily from 6am - 10pm. There are over 1000 species of trees and plants located in 187-acre refuge. The Arboretum has 21 different trails, covering 12 miles. The Arboretum is named after Ralph Warren Hoyt, a county commissioner that championed the creation of the arboretum.

On March 22nd, 2010, around 3pm, Portland Police Bureau Officer Jason Walters shot and killed Jack Collins, a homeless man wielding a "razor knife" near the restrooms of the Arboretum[1].

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