Articles Recently Tagged: Street Trees

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San Francisco Has 124,847 Street Trees and a Webpage for Each

San Francisco Has 124,847 Street Trees and a Webpage for Each

A year-long inventory and mapping of every street tree in San Francisco has been completed. And based on the EveryTreeSF census, which identified the exact location, species and current condition of every tree, not including those on private property or in public parks, there are exactly 124,847 street trees... Read More »

Take these Trees and Trim ‘Em!  (And the Price You’ll Pay)

Take these Trees and Trim ‘Em! (And the Price You’ll Pay)

The language for a ballot measure which would transfer the responsibility for maintaining the street trees on public property in front of a privately owned business or home, and any resultant sidewalk damage the trees cause, back to the City of San Francisco has been drafted and should appear... Read More »

Majority of South Park Trees Tagged for Removal

Majority of South Park Trees Tagged for Removal

In 2012, the South Park Improvement Association commissioned a certified arborist to assess the health and structural condition of all the trees that ring and grow within South Park. Of the fifty-two (52) trees surveyed, five (5) were found to be in poor condition. And only two (2) were... Read More »

When Good Trees (and City Policies) Go Bad

When Good Trees (and City Policies) Go Bad

The lone Monterey Cypress at 300 Moncada Way is a spectacular tree whose roots have caused $21,000 worth of damage to sewer pipes, the sidewalk and adjacent driveway/garage over the past fourteen years. And its roots now extend over 30 feet under the foundation of the adjacent home on... Read More »

The Plan To Make San Francisco More Green

The Plan To Make San Francisco More Green

While San Francisco is often considered to be one of the “greenest” cities in the world when it comes to renewable energy and zero-waste goals, San Francisco has one of the smallest tree canopies of any major city in the U.S.  And to quote the City’s Planning Department, San... Read More »

Speaking For The Trees In San Francisco: The Urban Forest Plan

Speaking For The Trees In San Francisco: The Urban Forest Plan

Once a largely treeless landscape of grassy hills and sand dunes, there are now an estimated 670,000 trees growing in the “Urban Forest” of San Francisco with an estimated 105,000 street trees located in the public right-of-way. In collaboration with the Department of Public Works and Friends of the... Read More »