October is Urban and Community Forestry Month

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 … Continue reading October is Urban and Community Forestry Month

Timely Tips on Trees to Try – Trees for Fall Color, Part 2

We couldn’t decide if this topic was better suited to our ‘Timely Tree Tips’ series or our ‘A Tree to Try’ articles, so we mashed the two together in this edition of Tree Link. 'Part 1' of this article was featured in the September 2017 edition of Tree Link. In the spirit of the coming … Continue reading Timely Tips on Trees to Try – Trees for Fall Color, Part 2

UCF Survey: Enter Now to WIN!

This fall, one lucky Washington Community will become home to a Washington State Moon Tree! Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz will draw from respondents to the Urban and Community Forestry survey, discussed below, on Monday, October 2, to kick off Urban and Community Forestry Month. During the Apollo moon missions between 1969 and 1972, … Continue reading UCF Survey: Enter Now to WIN!

Update on the Urban Forestry Restoration Project

The Urban Forestry Restoration Project (UFRP) will not be offered for the 2017-2018 project year due to lack of funding. It’s been a long, wonderful five years of boots-on-the-ground community assistance. Urban trees and natural areas throughout western Washington are healthier, and Puget Sound waters cleaner, thanks to the hard work of Puget SoundCorps crews … Continue reading Update on the Urban Forestry Restoration Project

Timely Tips on Trees to Try – Trees for Fall Color, Part 1

We couldn’t decide if this topic was better suited to our ‘Timely Tree Tips’ series or our ‘A Tree to Try’ articles, so we mashed the two together in this edition of Tree Link. 'Part 2' of this article will be featured in the October edition of Tree Link. In the spirit of the coming … Continue reading Timely Tips on Trees to Try – Trees for Fall Color, Part 1