Tree City USA Bulletins
Download these condensed bulletins for free — a service of Tree City USA. Click on a link to open a bulletin as a PDF. Depending on your web connection, they make take a few moments to load.Bulletin #1 – How to Prune Young Shade Trees: English, 133 KB | Español, 128 KB
What you do to your tree in the first few years of its life will affect its shape, strength, and even its life span.Bulletin #2 – When a Storm Strikes: English, 149 KB | Español, 131 KB
Knowing ahead of time what to do when a storm strikes can help you save trees and minimize your financial loss.Bulletin #3 – Resolving Tree–Sidewalk Conflicts: English, 784 KB
In resolving conflicts between trees and sidewalks, as in so much of life, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.Bulletin #4 – The Right Tree for the Right Place: English, 879 KB | Español, 875 KB
Select the right tree for the right place to assure a lifetime of satisfaction and low maintenance costs for homeowners and communities.Bulletin #8 – Don't top trees!: English, 167 KB | Español, 176 KB
Many communities top trees because they grow into wires, interfere with views or solar collectors, or simply grow to large. Learn the proper way to manage tree growth.Bulletin #13 – Trees for Wildlife: English, 386 KB | Español, 216 KB
Sharing our communities with wildlife takes understanding and planning and trees play a vital role.Bulletin #17 - Landscape to Save Water: English, 588 KB Bulletin #19 – How to Select and Plant a Tree: English, 183 KB | Español, 189 KB
Select trees that have the best possible chances to grow and thrive.Bulletin #27 - Community Natural Areas: English, 172 KB
Managing natural areas may sound like a contradiction of terms. But your help is needed if remnants of woodlands are to survive in the nooks and crannies of our cities and towns.Bulletin #56 – Help Stop Insect and Disease Invasions: English, 906 KB
Although the threat of invasive pests is greater than ever, anyone with a love for trees can help professionals slow the spread of insects and diseases that destroy our community trees.Bulletin #66 – Not Your Father's Arboriculture: English, 568 KB
From pruning saws to lift machinery, today's arborists and urban foresters have tools available to them that would make their forefathers green with envy.Bulletin #67 – On-the-Job Training Opportunities: English, 75 KB
Opportunity knocks and career paths open when young people are given insights, skills and knowledge through internships or other on-the-job training.
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The translation of these Tree City USA Bulletins was supported by the USDA Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program on the recommendation of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.