Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#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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#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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#33: How to Interpret Trees

Interpretation should be considered an important part of any community forestry program. Programs that teach people about trees can have significan… Topics:

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#34: How to Fund Community Forestry

Community forestry programs require more than enthusiasm and dedication. They require technical skills, modern equipment, time and materials &ndash… Topics: economics, public relations,

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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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#36: How to Work With Volunteers Effectively

Volunteers can help communities fill the gap when there isn´t enough money to do all that is needed to plant trees or to care for those we hav… Topics: volunteers, public relations, planting, training,

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#37: Plant Health Care

Plant Health Care -- known in the industry as PHC -- is a systematic approach to the care of trees and other landscape plants that can save you mone… Topics: pests, wildlife,

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#38: The Way Trees Work

How trees live and grow is a fascinating subject that some people pursue for a lifetime. But by knowing even a few basics, it is possible to better… Topics: roots, soil, pruning,

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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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#40: Trees In The Riparian Zone

Whether it is a creek small enough to jump across or the shore of a major river, America's waterways and the land that surrounds them are valuable, … Topics: water, planning, right tree,

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