Trees in the News
In a warming world, California’s trees keep dying
Forest ecosystems require a stable climate that no longer exists. California has lost 7% of its forest cover since 1985. This will hamper the state’s plant to fight climate change. The non-profit magazine, High Country News, has an article that describes this future in more detail. Click here to read more. Lead photo of Black […]
Resource for Landscape Trees
The Benicia Tree Foundation often shares posts from the Solano County Master Gardeners weekly blog “Under the Solano Sun“. This blog recently contained an article on one of our favorite trees for Benicia, Ginkgo biloba, reminding us on this winter day of the beautiful fall color this tree provides. This article also contained a link […]
Tree Map Encourages Residents to Help Care for City Trees
Several years ago the City of New York published the New York City Tree Map, which is a web-based tool residents can use to get up close and personal with the City’s trees. Residents can learn about the trees on their street, record their efforts to care for these trees, and report tree problems to […]
Is Your Tree Dropping Green Leaves?
It may be hard to tell during the fall, but maybe you noticed earlier this year, on the ground beneath your tree, short sections of branches covered in green leaves. You could have tree squirrels. Click here to read more about what this means and what you might want to do about it.