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Arbor Week Poster Contest

California ReLeaf announced the release of a statewide Arbor Week poster contest for students in 3rd-5th grades. Students are asked to create original artwork based on the theme “Trees Are Worth It”. Submissions are due to California ReLeaf by February 1, 2011. In...

Manteca Highway Gets Facelift

Within a year, the Highway 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridor through Manteca will benefit from 7,100 new trees. And the transformation can be credited to some quick maneuvering by municipal staff and San Joaquin Council of Government bureaucrats to take advantage of...

What’s an Urban Tree Worth?

In September, the Pacific Northwest Research Station released its report "Calculating the Green in Green: What's an Urban Tree Worth?".  Research was completed in Sacramento, CA and Portland, OR. Geoffrey Donovan, research forester with the PNW Research Station,...

GreatNonprofits

Ever wonder what people are saying about your nonprofit? Here's your chance to find out. GreatNonprofits is a place to find, review, and talk about great -- and perhaps not so great -- nonprofits. The website was designed so that people could rate and write reviews of...

Make a Difference Day

Two tree initiatives, NeighborWoods Month and Healthy Communitrees, will join forces this weekend to plant 4,000 trees statewide. And that's just the beginning. Nationwide, over 20,000 trees will be planted to celebrate "Make a Difference Day". For more information...

Public Helps Track Sudden Oak Death

--The Associated Press Posted: 10/4/2010 University of California, Berkeley scientists are enlisting the public's help in tracking a disease that is killing off oak trees. For the past two years, scientists have been counting on residents to collect tree samples and...

Urban Forest Managment Plan Toolkit

The Urban Forest Management Plan Toolkit website is now fully functional and ready for general use. The UFMP toolkit is a free online resource designed to help you develop an urban forest management plan for your area of interest, whether it's a city, campus, business...

Finding New Life (And Profit) in Doomed Trees

Two Seattle men harvest local urban trees doomed by development, disease or storm damage, and turn them into custom furniture, each piece a distinct botanical narrative. Their business, started four years ago, bears all the markers that would seem to point toward...

Healthy CommuniTrees Planting

Western Chapter ISA has an exciting volunteer event around the corner - Healthy CommuniTrees will be planting 3300 trees in Fresno, San Diego, and the Central Coast on October 23rd. Certified Arborists are needed as planting supervisors at each site...and will earn 2...

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