SF Tree Care Turned Over to Property Owners

Thousands of San Francisco property owners will find themselves in the tree maintenance business now that the city has begun transferring the responsibility for more than 23,000 street trees – and their upkeep costs – to local residents.

Starting last week, homeowners across the city found notices taped to the trees outside their front doors announcing that the city’s Department of Public Works won’t be caring for the urban greenery anymore.

Read more at the SF Gate website.


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