Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#4: The Right Tree for the Right Place

Anyone can list the many benefits of trees – shade, beauty, windbreak, privacy, cleaner air, less noise, less glare, and higher property values to n… Topics: right tree, soil, pests,

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#17: How to Landscape to Save Water

With the demand for water soaring and supplies shrinking, it is essential that property owners and municipalities find new ways to conserve water wh… Topics: water, right tree, soil,

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#21: How Trees can Save Energy

Trees have been called the "low-tech" solution to energy problems. Whether you want to reduce the amount of money you spend each month on utility bi… Topics: energy, right tree, planting,

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#24: Trees and Parking Lots

Up to 40 percent of the surface in some urban areas is dedicated to storage space for cars, and its impact on the character of a community is signif… Topics: right tree, roots, soil, ordinances,

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#26: Understanding Landscaping Cultivars

Through an understanding of cultivars, trees and planting sites can be better matched, more benefits can be derived from trees, and money can be sav… Topics: right tree, planting,

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#40: Trees In The Riparian Zone

Whether it is a creek small enough to jump across or the shore of a major river, America's waterways and the land that surrounds them are valuable, … Topics: water, planning, right tree,

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#41: Reduce Wildfire Risk

The annual loss of homes destroyed by wildfire would lessen if more people were aware that no area of the country is immune to these disasters, that… Topics: fire, safety, right tree, pruning,

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#44: What Ails Your Tree?

In the urban forest, insects and disease pests vie with urban sprawl and construction for the top cause of tree mortality. How is one to know a ser… Topics: pests, right tree, inventories, public relations, storm damage, economics,

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#45: Trees for Better Streets

Trees have a powerful effect on how any street looks, feels, and functions. Trees make any street a better street and because of this they deserve… Topics: right tree, public relations, roots, economics,

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#59: Permaculture and the City

While most issues of Tree City USA Bulletin try to communicate and encourage best practices that are being used in urban and community forestry, thi… Topics: planting, children, right tree, wildlife,

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