Friends of El Cerrito
Trees highly recommend the following links:
Urban Forests Council - our fiscal sponsor and an environmental
tree group whose goals are to help establish Urban Forest Plans for
California cities and towns, stressing "the right tree in the right
ReLEAF - we are members of the California ReLEAF Network, an environmental
tree group whose goals are to ReLEAF California. They provide grants
to help tree groups like ours for tree planting, education, public awareness,
etc. Friends of El Cerrito Trees has applied for and received 2 grants
from California ReLEAF thus far.
of Baxter Creek -
have done lots of good work to promote creek health in El Cerrito, many
of our members are also members of this and other local environmental
of El Cerrito's Website - important information regarding local
meetings such as: the City Council, Park & Recreation Commission
and Tree Commission Meetings. Friends of El Cerrito Trees is a City
of El Cerrito sponsored community group.
Forest Ecosystems Institute- is very good, and has some excellent
links. There is a really good list of resources and publications in
that section scroll down to the "Benefits and Costs of Urban Forestry:"...
that's also good!
Society of Arborists - has a section on Tree ordinances... under
the resource section. A wonderful source for tree lovers.
Oak Foundation - SB 711, Kuehl, is an important effort to include
oak woodlands in CEQA.
Link - Part
of the ReLEAF network, this is a great site and wonderful people! Pretty
much everything you need to know about trees. All kinds of up-to-date
information regarding the latest techniques in pruning, education, grants,
research, etc.. Check it out!
has wonderful tree quotes by famous people.
Digest- has links to all places trees...
links to books, art and sustainable ideas for the 21st Century.
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