1. Climate Action for Health: Integrating Public Health into Climate Action Planning

    The California Department of Public Health recently released a new publication – Climate Action for Health: Integrating Public Health into Climate Action Planning -for local government and health planners.  The Guide provides an overview of climate change as an important health issue, reviews how many strategies for reducing greenhouse gas...
  2. 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...
  3. A Good Tree Read

    Dr. Matt Ritter and his book “A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us” has been featured in a great review by Joan S. Bolton of the Santa Maria Times. This book is perfect for both the novice and the person with extensive knowledge of the trees in their communities....
  4. 2011 Conference

    The Conference Join municipal arborists, urban forest managers, landscape design professionals, planners, and non-profits from across California for this unique educational and networking experience in Palo Alto. With a focus on utilizing urban forestry to revitalize California’s communities, participants will leave the conference with tools to improve the areas where...