Tree City USA Bulletin Archive

#3: Resolving Tree-Sidewalk Conflicts

In resolving conflicts between trees and sidewalks, as in so much of life, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

With careful plan… Topics: construction, roots , soil,

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#7: How to Save Trees During Construction

Saving trees during construction often requires courage by an individual – especially in communities where the common practice is simply to bu… Topics: construction, soil, public relations, roots ,

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#20: A Systematic Approach to Building With Trees

Where trees exist on land that is to be developed, it makes good sense both economically and environmentally to preserve these assets. A systematic… Topics: construction, public relations,

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#31: Tree Protection Ordinances

Ordinances can safeguard street trees, assure beautiful landscaping in commercial areas, and prevent woodlands from disappearing as shopping malls a… Topics: ordinances, construction, public relations, law ,

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#35: How to Protect Trees During Underground Work

Tree roots in cities and towns must share limited underground space with a plethora of underground utilities. There, in those crowded conditions, t… Topics: soil, roots, public relations,

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#41: Reduce Wildfire Risk

The annual loss of homes destroyed by wildfire would lessen if more people were aware that no area of the country is immune to these disasters, that… Topics: fire, safety, right tree, pruning,

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#44: What Ails Your Tree?

In the urban forest, insects and disease pests vie with urban sprawl and construction for the top cause of tree mortality. How is one to know a ser… Topics: pests, right tree, inventories, public relations, storm damage, economics,

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