Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#3: Resolving Tree-Sidewalk Conflicts

In resolving conflicts between trees and sidewalks, as in so much of life, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

With careful plan… Topics: construction, roots , soil,

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#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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#5: Living with Urban Soils

Soils and soil management are especially critical in urban settings where the work of nature has largely been altered by human activity. Your knowle… Topics: soil, water,

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#7: How to Save Trees During Construction

Saving trees during construction often requires courage by an individual – especially in communities where the common practice is simply to bu… Topics: construction, soil, public relations, roots ,

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#14: How to Kill a Tree

The urgency to spotlight needless destruction of trees has reached a critical level. Most of the destruction is preventable if people only realized… Topics: water, soil, roots ,

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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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#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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#27: How to Manage Community Natural Areas

Wooded areas in and around our communities can prevent soil erosion, cleanse the air, buffer noise, counter the heat-absorbing effects of buildings … Topics: inventories, public relations,

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#32: Let's Stop Salt Damage

This illustrated bulletin shows how trees are affected from deicing salt used on our roadways. You'll learn the real cost of salt, how to prevent da… Topics: soil, wildlife, water, safety, children,

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#35: How to Protect Trees During Underground Work

Tree roots in cities and towns must share limited underground space with a plethora of underground utilities. There, in those crowded conditions, t… Topics: soil, roots, public relations,

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