Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#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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#13: Trees for Wildlife

A common thread that runs through the fabric of America is our love for wildlife. Whether it is a squirrel in a city park or a hovering marsh hawk h… Topics: wildlife, water,

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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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#19: How to Select and Plant a Tree

Encouraging America to plant trees is a worthwhile goal, but i´s only ´half the story.´ Whether planting two trees in the front y… Topics: planting, water, pruning,

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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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#30: Ten Tree Myths to Think About

Community foresters and tree board members encounter many myths that affect the management of trees. These myths form a barrier to better community… Topics: pruning, roots, water,

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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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#39: Putting Trees to Work

Opportunities abound for putting trees to work, resulting in cost savings and increased public safety as well as a more pleasant living environment.… Topics: soil, energy, water, wildlife, children,

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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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