Why are trees a unifying, workable solution to climate change? Trees unify people, and you know that from the excitement you see on a child’s face planting their first treeContinue reading “Climate Change”
One of the most important functions of your community tree committee is to be an effective voice for trees. As advocates you will work with community and government leaders to protect and promote aContinue reading “Advocating for Trees in Your Community”
Taking care of trees is a lifelong commitment and critical to helping trees reach their maximum size, life span, and potential.
Getting a tree off to a good start at the time of planting is critical for its long-term health.
Planting trees in your neighborhood helps the entire community. Trees help homeowners save energy, keep your neighborhood cooler in the summer, make the area more inviting to walk or bike,Continue reading “Residential Tree Planting Guide”
Acquiring quality nursery stock is key to ensuring long-term success of each tree – whether you’re a homeowner purchasing a single tree for your yard or a volunteer purchasing several trees for a project.
There are many factors to consider when selecting trees. What might work well at one location in your community may not be appropriate at another.
This guide includes basic guidelines for project selection, site evaluation, and developing a site plan.
Careful and early planning of a tree-planting project is the key to success
The media can share the story of what you are doing with your tree-planting program. It can get the word out that you are inviting everyone in the community to lend a hand,Continue reading “Using Media Effectively”