Brad Adams Interviewedby Wolfram Alderson [caption id="attachment_353" align="aligncenter" width="180"] Brad Adams Turning on His Lathe (Photo by Wolfram Alderson)[/caption] How did you end being a wood turner – artist? Please describe yourself. I think of myself as more artisan than artist. It all started out with making some furniture I wanted which involved turning some […]
The Benicia Tree Foundation is proud to be a part of a growing community of tree organizations in the Bay Area. Benicia Tree Foundation The Mission of the Benicia Tree Foundation is to strengthen community by promoting and supporting tree planting, maintenance, and education. Canopy Canopy protects and grows the urban forest in Palo Alto, […]
The theme for the Girl Scouts this year is Forever Green. The Benicia Girl Scouts are living up to this theme in a big way. The Scouts have already participated in 2 tree plantings and earned their tree badges. The Benicia Tree Foundation truly appreciates this support.
Why plant trees on school campuses? There is a growing body of local, national, and international research showing that the lack of access to healthy, natural environments is associated with childhood asthma, obesity, and diabetes. “Nature Deficit Syndrome” is a term used to describe the fact that children are spending less time outdoors, resulting in […]
LEAF METAPHOR As leaves on trees, we come and go,our colors yellow, green or red,our shapes and sizesoval, pinnate, round.We dance on the breeze,we rustle in the wind,we shade plants below. As leaves we bud,burst forth on limbs,unruffle into space.As leaves we hoverthrough hot summersand together make a placein which birds hide. In autumnall this […]
The mission of Benicia Community Gardens is to encourage and enable local citizens to establish and care for gardens throughout the city that provide ongoing sources of healthful food, fellowship, beauty and discovery. Contact Sustainable Solano for more information on Benicia Community Gardens. Whether you garden at home or not, have only two hours to spend or […]
Interview by Wolfram Alderson, Executive Director with the Bencia Tree Foundation. My name is Ed Brennan, I’m 61 years old and live in Benicia, CA. [caption id="attachment_384" align="aligncenter" width="833"] Ed Brennan leading a Bicycle Tree Tour in Benicia[/caption] What drew you to Benicia? Benicia has a combination of a smalll town village feel and being […]