Protecting Trees During Construction: A seminar for planning and code enforcement staff

Trees are important assets in our communities with well-established economic, environmental, and social benefits; however, trees are vulnerable to negative impacts from construction activities. A new seminar from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Urban Forestry Program, “Protecting Trees During Construction,” will provide a review of urban development processes and explore common strategies used … Continue reading Protecting Trees During Construction: A seminar for planning and code enforcement staff

2019 Seminar: Protecting Trees During Construction

Trees are important assets in our communities with well-established economic, environmental, and social benefits; however, trees are vulnerable to negative impacts from construction activities. A new seminar from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Urban Forestry Program, “Protecting Trees During Construction,” will provide a review of urban development processes and explore common strategies used … Continue reading 2019 Seminar: Protecting Trees During Construction

2019 Seminar: Protecting Trees during Construction

“Protecting Trees during Construction” The economic, environmental, and social benefits of trees are well-established; however, trees are vulnerable to negative impacts from construction activities. A new seminar from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Urban Forestry Program, “Protecting Trees during Construction,” will provide a review of urban development processes and explore common strategies used … Continue reading 2019 Seminar: Protecting Trees during Construction

New Seminar for 2019: Protecting Trees during Construction

“Protecting Trees during Construction” The economic, environmental, and social benefits of trees are well-established; however, trees are vulnerable to negative impacts from construction activities. A new seminar from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ Urban Forestry Program, “Protecting Trees during Construction,” will provide a review of urban development processes and explore common strategies used … Continue reading New Seminar for 2019: Protecting Trees during Construction

Educational Opportunities in Early 2019

Here at Tree Link, we have gotten away from keeping a calendar of educational events because frankly, we can't keep up! Washingtonians are fortunate to have access to a multitude of continuing educational opportunities throughout the year from a broad swath of organizations. But, lately there have been a few advertisements that have crossed the … Continue reading Educational Opportunities in Early 2019

October is Urban and Community Forestry Month

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

Three Seminars Remain: Olympia, Mount Vernon and Wenatchee

“Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities” Human health and well-being are closely intertwined with the health of our environment. There are deep connections between public health and trees in particular, according to current research. This year's seminar, “Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities,” will investigate common forest health issues faced by Washington communities and the resulting impacts on people … Continue reading Three Seminars Remain: Olympia, Mount Vernon and Wenatchee