Tree City USA Bulletin Archive


#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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#22: Tree City USA: Foundation for Better Tree Management

When a community becomes a Tree City USA, it means more than being able to display a road sign or fly the flag. Tree City USA is the basis for effe… Topics: public relations,

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#23: How to Conduct a Street Tree Inventory

Communities large and small can benefit from a street tree inventory. Its initial preparation can be a major project, but once completed your stree… Topics: inventories, volunteers, public relations,

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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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#25: Tree Line USA

Trees need not be brutalized or destroyed to allow the safe and dependable delivery of utility services. Tree Line USA is a program of the Arbor Da… Topics: energy, pruning, public relations, training,

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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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#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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#28: Placing a Value on Trees

It is easy to think of reasons why trees in a community are important, but it is more difficult trying to assign a dollar value. This is because tr… Topics: economics, inventories, public relations,

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#29: How to Plan for Management

If there is a single action that could advance the care of trees in most communities, it is the development of a well thought-out plan. Planning ca… Topics: public relations,

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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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