of EL CERRITO TREES is
seeking new members.
Membership is FREE ! just
come to a meeting or contact us to get involved. We have several issues
to work on in order to make El Cerrito the enviromentally friendly and
green place we would like it to be. We
are currently collaborating with the City on a number of issues regarding
trees and vegetation on the city streets and parks. Moreover, we are applying
for grants to plant trees and do outreach and education. Currently, the
City of El Cerrito spends approximately $100,000 annually on pruning and
removing trees and ZERO dollars on tree planting. We are hoping to allieviate
this imbalance by appealing to the City Council and other city officials
with an Urban Forest Plan. Please see our goals below and if you can,
attend our meetings or contact us to be on our email list. Thanks!
public awareness about the values of trees, through educational and
- Help protect and
preserve trees in public and private property in El Cerrito, and discourage
the removal of healthy trees.
- Encourage and assist in the maintenance and planting of trees and
- Support broader
environmental conservation and stewardship efforts in El Cerrito.
of El Cerrito Trees
that mature trees help to make El Cerrito a pleasant place to live and
work. The group members recognize that trees have many proven benefits
and values, including the following:
Beautify streets, homes,
Increase property values
slopes and hillsides
homes for beneficial birds & animals
the environment & views
people who share these interests, who live in El Cerrito and neighboring
cities are welcome to join Friends of El Cerrito Trees.
To join the Friends of
El Cerrito Trees, or be on the mailing list contact us
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