Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#2: When a Storm Strikes

With the exception of mistreatment by humans, never is danger to a tree greater than during the inevitable trial by storm. The pounding of rain or h… Topics: storm damage, pruning, safety, public relations,

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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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#12: What City Foresters Do

Throughout America´s cities, more shade trees are dying than are being replaced. Scarce financial resources are being wasted on plantings tha… Topics: training, volunteers, public relations, safety,

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#15: How to Recognize and Prevent Hazard Trees

Worrying about hazards has resulted in the unnecessary removal of many trees. Although the problem of hazard trees needs to be addressed by every l… Topics: pruning, safety,

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#32: Let's Stop Salt Damage

This illustrated bulletin shows how trees are affected from deicing salt used on our roadways. You'll learn the real cost of salt, how to prevent da… Topics: soil, wildlife, water, safety, children,

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#39: Putting Trees to Work

Opportunities abound for putting trees to work, resulting in cost savings and increased public safety as well as a more pleasant living environment.… Topics: soil, energy, water, wildlife, children,

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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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#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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#51: Trees and Safety

There are few trees that do not require at least occasional pruning or other work. This bulletin presents some key tips to ensure that the work you … Topics: safety, pruning, training,

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#57: Trees and Public Health

The benefits trees provide to our communities are abundant, but thinking of trees in terms of public health is a relatively new insight into the imp… Topics: safety, public relations, children,

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