David-Paul B. Hedberg is an independent historian in Portland, Oregon. He holds an MA in history from Portland State University. His research interests center on environmental history, the history of the Pacific Northwest, and public interpretation. His public history work ranges from cultural resource management to documentary films. He has developed public history programs for Portland Parks & Recreation, where he authored From Stumptown to Treetown: A Field Guide for Interpreting Portland's History Through its Heritage Trees, and served as series producer for Canopy Stories, a film anthology by NW Documentary about storied trees in Portland.