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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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Cheaper Sewer Rates for SF Gardeners and Tree Irrigators

You might be eligible for a reduction in your sewer rates — contact the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, High Consumption Unit at (415) 551-4780.  You’ll be asking for a reduction in the “flow factor” for the sewer.  They’ll send … Continue reading

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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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