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Cleaning Up Our Roadways, One Tree Stump At A Time

The city continues to invest in urban forestry.

This time, it’s in stump grinding and removal.

The South Milwaukee City Council last Tuesday approved spending around $20,000 for the grinding of 196 tree stumps in street right of way and restoration of those areas. 202 more words

South Milwaukee

Good Morning, Corvallis!

Took this video of trees on the OSU campus this morning while on my way to research archaic dogs and cats at the Valley Library (as a community member, not as a student or member of the faculty). 35 more words

Random Thoughts

Is it fall already? Some Edmonton trees changing colour early

WATCH ABOVE: It’s one of the city’s most prized assets, but Edmonton’s urban forest is under a lot of stress because of the one thing many people are enjoying: the hot, dry weather. 555 more words



My hometown for the last nine years used to have a beautiful downtown area called The Village.

There were mature trees every three to five parking spaces, and I do mean parking spaces, as shown in this photo from Google Maps: 496 more words


Urban Forestry 2020: looking for the next generation of urban forestry leaders

Yesterday I participated in Urban Forestry 2020’s meeting at the University of Maryland. Urban Forestry 2020 is a three-year study funded by the US Forest Service through the… 196 more words


Western Red Cedar - Hazard Tree Analysis

Many PNW conifers have been evaluated recently for hazard tree conditions.  This may be due in part to concerns of storm events on trees and homes but also to a heightened awarness of tree health by clients.   318 more words

Urban Forestry

A Sweat Lodge for Healing

Many months ago, I was asked by a good friend, if I would consider building her a sweat lodge. She may have been impressed by my hand-built wooden boats sitting around the home, but I deferred the question to the peoples who inhabited the Northwest during it’s tribal bloom…  They could steer her toward a correct lodge.   191 more words

Ecological Restoration