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News, Santa Monica, Urban Forest, Trees

Santa Monica Forestry Program Takes Top Accreditation

Posted Apr. 5, 2016, 8:29 am

The City of Santa Monica’s urban forestry program became the ninth program in the United States to receive accreditation by the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA).

Residents on Dewey Street reported toppled over pine trees next to Penmar Golf Course.

News, Environment, Urban Forest

Urban Forest Task Force to the Rescue

Posted Feb. 26, 2016, 10:06 am

Recent heavy winds have caused havoc for some of the City’s youngest trees trying to make it on their own. Thanks to Santa Monica’s Urban Forest Task Force and vigilant residents, support stakes have been returned to help the saplings survive.

A Eucalyptus tree that was slated for demolition to make way for a new Replacement Math and Science center at Santa Monica College building is constructed closer to the sidewalk on Pearl Street. Photo was taken in August 2010.

News, Environment, Santa Monica, Urban Forest

Tree Workshops Seek Input for Santa Monica's Urban Forest

Posted Jun. 6, 2011, 12:59 am

On June 4, the Santa Monica Main Library residents were given the opportunity to choose the appropriate species of trees to line all residential st...

Operational growing grounds for the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

News, Environment, Parks, Santa Monica, Urban Forest

Citywide Arboretum May Be In Santa Monica’s Future

Posted May. 19, 2011, 12:58 am

Tree lovers rejoice. While the San Gabriel, Crescenta, and Pomona Valleys may have an edge in proclaiming themselves one of the most arbor-f...

A bulldozer removes a tree line at Reed Park.

News, Environment, City Government, Video, Santa Monica, Urban Forest

Remodeling of Reed Park Has Some People Wondering Why

Posted Apr. 7, 2011, 6:08 am

Emails flooded the Santa Monica City Council at the sound of a bulldozer at Reed Park. The trees, planted in 1999, according to City Council...

News, Urban Forest

Treesavers Concerned About City Processes For Urban Forest Task Force And Master Plan

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 5:00 pm

The Treesavers organization recently sent an e-mail to members of Santa Monica’s City Council and other City officials to express their concerns ...

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