Archive for the ‘trees’ Category

Proposition E passed past November, and took affect last week. The city is now responsible for the care of street trees and the damage they do to sidewalks. What does it mean for residents? Read up at these links.

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Frequently Asked Questions from Dept of Public Works about tree care and tree removal: http://sfpublicworks.org/services/proposition-e-street-tree-and-sidewalk-maintenance-frequently-asked-questions      (more…)

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Friends of the Urban Forest is planting again in Sunnyside. Get a tree in your front yard or at the curb. Applications are due Wed Apr 5, 2017. The tree-planting day is scheduled for Sat May 13, 2017. Complete information and applications here: https://www.fuf.net/sunnyside/

Want to see who’s got a tree and who’s got an empty spot that could have a tree? Check out this cool new map: https://www.opentreemap.org/urbanforestmap/map/

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Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) are taking applications for the next tree-planting day in Sunnyside, which is scheduled for Sat May 13, 2017. Get a new tree in your yard or at the curb. Applications are due by Wed March 29, 2017.

Complete information here: https://www.fuf.net/sunnyside/

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Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) are doing another tree-planting on May 13, 2017. The deadline for reserving yours is March 29, 2017.

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Source: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sf-finalizing-plan-reclaiming-care-street-trees/

SF Examiner: SF finalizing plan for reclaiming care of street trees

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Before the tech boom in San Francisco, care of street trees was foisted upon property owners to make up for budget deficits. In July, The City will take that responsibility back. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

By Joshua Sabatini on December 19, 2016 1:00 am

San Francisco’s ailing tree canopy is expected to get the love and care it needs after voters overwhelming approved a measure in November requiring The City to care for all street trees.

In a pre-tech boom era of budget deficits San Francisco decided to foist the care of street trees, along with the cost of repairing sidewalks damaged by tree roots, to the adjacent property owners.

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