From the Field: Tree Benefits in Longview, Wash.

The City of Longview Urban Forestry Division is unveiling the Tree Benefit Project at the Frank Willis Arboretum at Lake Sacajawea Park. The project will be in place during the month of April. Beginning on April 5, lake visitors will encounter tree benefit tags located next to trees strategically placed around the path. Each tag … Continue reading From the Field: Tree Benefits in Longview, Wash.

Congrats to our 2016 Tree–USA Partners!

There are 90 cities and towns across Washington that have earned the Tree City USA Award, 11 Tree Line USA Utility Companies and 6 Tree Campus USA Colleges and Universities. Tree Campus USA Awards: DNR is pleased to announce that seven institutions of higher education in Washington have been awarded the 2016 Tree Campus USA Award … Continue reading Congrats to our 2016 Tree–USA Partners!

New Year’s Resolutions for Community Tree Managers

In the January 2015 edition of the Tree Link we published an article called “New Year’s Resolutions for Community Tree Advocates”. This year we’re revisiting that idea but with a new twist. For those who actually manage community trees, here are some suggested New Year’s resolutions just for you: Initiate a structural pruning program. According … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for Community Tree Managers

Avista Utilities & Arbor Day Foundation Team Up in 2017

Trees, shade, environmental benefits and reduced energy bills – all good things. Simple act – Huge impact. Avista is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to provide free shade, that is energy-saving trees, to its customers in 2017. This partnership is modeled on a very successful Shade Tree Program that has provided Spokane County Avista customers … Continue reading Avista Utilities & Arbor Day Foundation Team Up in 2017