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URBAN RELEAF

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

URBAN RELEAF is an urban forestry/environmental non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to the revitalization of our communities through tree planting, garden projects and environmental education. To this end, Urban Releaf seeks to empower our residents, including children and youth, to beautify their neighborhoods. We concentrate on working with At Risk Youth organizations to promote and sustain community beautification projects, and expose youth to various fields of arboriculture, biology, and advanced plant sciences.

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Forests Forever

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Forests Forever's mission is to protect and enhance the forests and wildlife habitat of California through educational, legislative, and electoral activities; to recruit, educate, and train organizers to convey our message to the citizens of California.

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Canopy

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Canopy is a Palo Alto-based non-profit advocate for the urban forest and works to educate, inspire, and engage the community as stewards of young and mature trees.

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California ReLeaf

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

California ReLeaf works statewide to promote alliances among community-based groups, individuals, industry, and government agencies, encouraging each to contribute to the livability of our cities and the protection of our environment by planting and caring for trees.

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California Oak Foundation

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

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Marin passes new tree cutting ordinance

December 16, 2011 by Elizabeth Proctor

The new Marin ordinance restricts the number of trees residents can cut down a year from five to two. But salmon advocates say it doesn't go far enough in protecting mature trees that are crucial to fish habitat.

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SF to Shift Street Tree Care to Property Owners

July 20, 2011 by Alex Zielinski

Due to looming city budget cuts, SF Mayor Ed Lee recently produced a budget package that cut $300,000 from street tree care. The proposal would shift the city’s responsibility for 24,000 trees in front of private property onto the property owners over the next seven years.

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Fall of the Buckeye Ball

October 01, 2008 by Joe Eaton

The dramatic fall silhouette of the California buckeye shows off its giant seeds, that largest of any of our native plants.

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Book Review: The Trees of San Francisco

October 01, 2004 by Sue Rosenthal

The Trees of San Francisco, by Mike Sullivan, Pomegranate Communications, 2004, 160 pages, $19.95 (www.pomegranate.com). This is not a book ...

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Book Review: Introduction to Trees of the San Francisco Bay Region

October 01, 2003 by Irene Barnard

by Glenn Keator, University of California Press, 2002, 251 pages, $14.95 (www.ucpress.edu).   Bay Area botanist Glenn Keator, author of ...

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