San Francisco Kicks Off Christmas Tree Recycling Program With ‘Chipping Of Trees’ Civic Center Event
Residents leave trees curbside between Jan. 2 and Jan. 16.
It can happen to anyone. You’re walking down the street, maybe with someone you’ve just met, or worse– a co-worker, and you pause for traffic, and then suddenly, before you even realize what happened, you look up, and it’s there: the Ninja Mistletoe.
The effigies had names of actual past lynching victims and the dates of their death. At least one effigy had “I Can’t Breathe” printed on the front.
Sustained winds at or near hurricane strength in the highest elevations with gusts exceeding 100 miles per hour across the Sierra summit are forecast for Thursday, with Bay Area winds easily gusting past 50 miles per hour in urban areas and 70-80 miles per hour in the local mountains and hills in what could be the storm of the decade.
Wet and windy weather continues to have an impact on large trees in San Francisco, where a number of them toppled over this weekend, including a large branch that fell in the city’s North Beach neighborhood.
An invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it’s been a death sentence.
U.S. Forest Service To Allow Logging Of Dead Trees From Rim Fire Near Yosemite; Ecologist Calls It ‘Travesty’
A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists.
The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.
North American Tree Climbing Champ Scales Golden Gate Park Eucalyptus In Preparation For Internationals
A San Francisco tree climber prepares for an international competition next week by scaling eucalyptus in Golden Gate Park.