The Greenbuild tradeshow is coming up next week in our hometown of San Francisco. We’re exhibiting – booth #2130S – and in addition to that, our partner, Peter MacDonagh, is speaking with Dr. Greg McPherson. Their topic is Large Trees for Stormwater Management: Fact vs. Fiction.
I’ve talked before about how much I love the Urban Tree Key tool that helps you identify common street trees in San Francisco. And guest blogger Ellyn Shea has talked about how this tool was developed as well as what lies ahead (more trees!). Well, one of those exciting new features is now here: an… More
This post originally appeared on Next American City. When we talk about street trees and the urban forest, sometimes we miss an essential truth: Not all street trees are created equal. Mature trees are an order of magnitude more valuable to us than young, small ones.