As proclaimed by Governor Inslee, October is Urban and Community Forestry month! It’s a great time to enjoy the beauty of trees, celebrate the benefits of trees in our community, plant trees, and care for trees to prepare for the upcoming “storm season.” Preparation usually starts with a plan. Without a plan, it is more … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — October
As a ‘tree person’ growing up in New England, I was spoiled by the region’s glorious fall season with so many striking shades of yellow, orange, red and purple that turned just about any outdoor space into a living postcard. Then of course, the leaves eventually fade to tans and browns before falling off the … Continue reading Timely Tree Tips – Piles of Leaves
Many of you Tree Link readers remember 'the good 'ol days' of the WATREETALK listserv account that was shut down late last year. The listserv was a useful tool for Washngton's urban forestry stakeholders to post questions, solicit ideas, make announcements, and share information. In our search for a listserv alternative, we encouraged our subscribers … Continue reading Update on American Grove; Feedback Requested!
November 19, 2018 Availability of the Proposal to Remove the Domestic Quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAAPHIS/bulletins/20deded USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service sent this bulletin at 09/18/2018 09:05 AM EDT APHIS is proposing to remove the domestic quarantine regulations for the emerald ash borer (EAB). Eliminating this regulation is in keeping with USDA’s … Continue reading Proposal to Remove the Domestic Quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer
Several communities celebrate their Arbor Day in October and, yes, you can proclaim and celebrate the “tree planter’s holiday” at any time of the year. Other cities celebrate with a fall festival or community tree planting event. How will your community celebrate Urban and Community Forestry Month? Here at DNR, our social media feeds on Twitter … Continue reading October is Urban and Community Forestry Month
In honor of Urban and Community Forestry Month, we here at Tree Link are excited to announce a new type of article to be featured in future editions called: "Faces of Urban Forestry" The article will use an interview-style format to profile a public employee, non-profit staff person, civic leader, or volunteer with a passion for … Continue reading New Article Coming to Tree Link: Faces of Urban Forestry
It’s hard to believe it’s mid-September already, with October and Urban and Community Forestry Month just around the corner. This summer we’ve been busy writing grant applications and preparing for our own 2019 UCF grant season. I’m happy to announce that DNR’s Urban & Community Forestry Program has applied for and received funding for three … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — September