Coordinator’s Corner — April Celebrates the Tree Planter’s Holiday

Happy Arbor Day! Here at DNR we celebrate the “tree planter’s holiday” all month long with communities across the state. Often celebrations include Earth Day, which supports activities friendly to the environment. The celebrations definitely complement each other. Trees provide a lot of positive environmental benefits as well as social and economic benefits. And Earth … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — April Celebrates the Tree Planter’s Holiday

From the Field: Port Angeles City Council Looks to Regain Tree City USA Designation

Urban forester Ben Thompson of the state Department of National Resources recently briefed the Port Angeles City Council on how the city can rejoin the 89 other Washington cities on the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree City USA list. The Arbor Day Foundation listing recognizes cities that meet certain requirements such as having a forester or … Continue reading From the Field: Port Angeles City Council Looks to Regain Tree City USA Designation

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.