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NO on i . . . YES on h San Francisco November 2014

Information against San Francisco Recreation and Parks’ plan to build a stadium with artificial turf and 60 ft poles with 150,000 watts of lighting every night — in what is supposed to be the wild, undeveloped Western portion of Golden … Continue reading

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Save the Natural Beauty of Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach

Support the efforts by SF Ocean Edge (see the SFoceanEdge card below —  at this link) to  Save the Natural Beauty of Golden Gate Park!  http://www.sfoceanedge.org Send a note to SF Supervisors and the SF Department of Rec & Parks … Continue reading

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Watering Your FUF Tree: Green Sunset, San Francisco

Re: The Friends of the Urban Forest’s idea to water the street trees using a plastic bag inside the tree container, with holds to drip water. Ok, so we scraped this idea after the first watering.  Second time, the holes … Continue reading

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Can’t Pave the Front Yard: SF City Codes

In a nutshell: you can’t pave the front yard without a permit.  And you can’t pave 200 sq ft or more without a permit Around 2001, San Francisco passed an ordinance that prohibits anyone from paving the front yard.  At … Continue reading

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Planting Day with Neighbors & SF Friends of the Urban Forest

In May 2008 we worked with neighbors and friends to plant trees in the Outer Sunset of San Francisco. Here’s what it was like to help pull that event together. Here’s the video:

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Tree Planting Lessons from SF FUF

Friends of the Urban Forest in San Francisco. Community Tree Planting Day in the Outer Sunset, May 17, 2008.  City slickers get a lesson in how to plant the 46 trees that day. Here’s the video:

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Preparing for Street Tree Planting: Cut the Sidewalk

Friends of the Urban Forest in San Francisco. After marking the sidewalk where you’d like your tree — and having the tree placement confirmed — the sidewalk is cut in preparation for planting day.  Here’s the video:

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