SHOP & DRINK FOR THE TREES IN APRIL

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 1:12 pm

You’re hungry. You’re thirsty. You love trees. You want your dollars to make a difference. You’re in luck! April is a big month for trees, community, and putting your dollars to work for good! Whole Foods Markets and 2 Towns Ciderhouse are teaming up to support trees + community this month!   April 5: Whole Foods Benefit […]

Creating greener highways + more tree news: February Treemail

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 4:54 pm

This month we celebrate the return of the Living Highways program; get to know our good partners the Port of Portland; acknowledge our amazing community support; and share ways to get more involved. Read all about it in February 2017 Treemail.

2015-16 Monitoring Report (aka, about the trees we planted)

Posted on January 10, 2017 at 4:28 pm

by Jesse Batty, Neighborhood Trees Senior Specialist; ISA Certified Arborist Planting a tree is a relatively simple act. Ensuring that a tree survives the first growing season and the subsequent years thereafter is more difficult. The goal of FOT’s Neighborhood Trees monitoring program is to provide proper tree planting education and after-planting care assistance to new tree owners so […]

It’s cold out there! Arctic-weather tree-care tips

Posted on January 5, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Yep, it’s cold out there! Friends of Trees plants trees that are adapted to our hardiness zone, though cold and icy weather can still take its toll. Here are some tips: 1) Have your trees assessed by an ISA Certified Arborist at the beginning of winter 2) Add an organic mulch like wood chips around […]