Community Canopy Comes to Spokane

Article by Angel Spell, Urban Forester, City of Spokane, WA The City of Spokane, like many communities across Washington, recognizes the numerous environmental, economic, social, and human health benefits of trees. In 2015 the city built a do-it-yourself community tree program that gave away thousands of trees to residents for planting on their private properties. … Continue reading Community Canopy Comes to Spokane

Funding Opportunity: Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant

To our partners in urban forestry, this opportunity applies to you as much as it does to other forests and forest managers in rural, wildland and wildland-urban interface areas: The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) works to protect Washington’s forests in wildland, rural and urban areas. Our forests keep our drinking water clean, … Continue reading Funding Opportunity: Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant

Funding Opportunity: Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant

To our partners in urban forestry, this opportunity applies to you as much as it does to other forests and forest managers in rural, wildland, and wildland-urban interface areas: The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) works to protect Washington’s forests in wildland, rural and urban areas. Our forests keep our drinking water clean, … Continue reading Funding Opportunity: Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant

Funding Opportunity: Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant

To our partners in urban forestry, this opportunity applies to you as much as it does to other forests and forest managers in rural, wildland, and wildland-urban interface areas: The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) works to protect Washington’s forests in wildland, rural and urban areas. Our forests keep our drinking water clean, … Continue reading Funding Opportunity: Landscape Scale Restoration Competitive Grant

From the Field: Arlington Makes the Most of Trees

The City of Arlington has been a “Tree City USA” for 11 years, doing its best to manage trees as a renewable and multi-benefit resource. Arlington strives to preserve trees whenever possible through implementation of its significant tree ordinance, but the reality of managing trees in an urban environment means that occasionally a beautiful and healthy tree needs to … Continue reading From the Field: Arlington Makes the Most of Trees

From the field: DNR and City of Tukwila Produce Tree Care Videos

In late 2014, the City of Tukwila submitted a Community Forestry Assistance Grant application to produce instructional videos about tree care for their city staff. Long story short, DNR funded the project and got involved as project participants. The end result was a collaboration between the City of Tukwila and DNR. These videos were filmed … Continue reading From the field: DNR and City of Tukwila Produce Tree Care Videos