Tree City USA Bulletins

Tree City USA

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How to Prune Young Shade Trees: English, 1.6 MB | Spanish, 357 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.

The Right Tree for the Right Place: English, 204 KB | Spanish, 211 KB
Select the right tree for the right place to assure a lifetime of satisfaction and low maintenance costs for homeowners and communities.

When a Storm Strikes: English, 330 KB | Spanish, 212 KB
Knowing ahead of time what to do when a storm strikes can help you save trees and minimize your financial loss.

Don't top trees!: English, 248 KB | Spanish, 180 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.

Trees for Wildlife: English, 192 KB | Spanish, 216 KB
Sharing our communities with wildlife takes understanding and planning and trees play a vital role.

How to Select and Plant a Tree: English, 183 KB | Spanish, 189 KB
Select trees that have the best possible chances to grow and thrive.

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.