Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#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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#8: Don't Top Trees!

Tree topping is the senseless brutalizing of older trees. It brings about the disfiguration of America´s forest, striking some communities li… Topics: pruning, safety,

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#9: How to Write a Municipal Tree Ordinance

A tree ordinance provides an opportunity to set good policy and back it with the force of law when necessary. Ideally, it will provide clear guidanc… Topics: ordinances, planting, pruning, law,

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#11: How to Prevent Tree/Sign Conflicts

Through improved signage, proper planting and planned tree care, an improved business environment can be created and both the businesses and the com… Topics: public relations, laws, ordinances,

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#24: Trees and Parking Lots

Up to 40 percent of the surface in some urban areas is dedicated to storage space for cars, and its impact on the character of a community is signif… Topics: right tree, roots, soil, ordinances,

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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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#49: Trees and the Law

When trees are the issue in a dispute, it is important to rely on an experienced attorney for advice. This bulletin is full of helpful tips dealing … Topics: laws, ordinances, safety,

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#54: How to Grow A Great Tree Board

Tree Boards go by many names, including commissions, councils and committees, but their potential for service is universal, and they are needed in c… Topics: training, volunteers, public relations,

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#64: Saving Our Heritage Trees

The disappearance of plants and animals from the face of the Earth is an alarming situation. That's why special care and attention of the heritage t… Topics: public relations, ordinances, safety,

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