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Friends of the Urban Forest is a non-profit that brings neighbors together to plant and care for San Francisco's ideal urban forest.

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Joined Twitter 4/1/09


Bald is beautiful. https://t.co/BRnYttle3L @MtDavidson_SF Indeed Eucalypts are flammable, though as @EBRPD fire captain Brad Gallup points out, "Every piece o… https://t.co/kCFT2QzcGY @MtDavidson_SF Most San Francisco street trees (like most San Franciscans) are non-native!😄 Re invasiveness, you ma… https://t.co/0UevFILmbTDon't want to chop down a perfectly lovely tree for the holidays, yet unwilling to display a fake one? As… https://t.co/x6jlDNRFos
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11/17
2019
Volunteers from @DocuSign joined us this week in clearing brush (including a lot of fennel!) from a lot in the Sunn… https://t.co/L1E4Ds0CxB
11/16
2019
Behold a mighty Silver Dollar Gum (Eucalyptus polyanthemos) at 25th & Diamond streets. This tough Australia native… https://t.co/j4ZdWNs0v8
11/13
2019
@ladylexy @SFEnvironment @HVArtWorks The Fern Pine (https://t.co/AgLQi0TRvV) comes closest to looking like a tradit… https://t.co/ReCT4OZjjbLearn how to prune a tree at our free training this Saturday morning in the Excelsior neighborhood. Strategic main… https://t.co/jq6EHMSsCh
11/11
2019
@ladylexy @SFEnvironment @HVArtWorks Oops! Fixed. (The early-bird price is available through Tuesday November 19). Thank you!Music legend Paul Simon headlined @SFOutsideLands in @GoldenGatePark this summer, and donated his fee to Friends of… https://t.co/95INGgGRLXOrder your #GreenChristmas Tree now! 🎄We offer living, potted, non-traditional trees, in partnership with… https://t.co/QRWX3hkDHi
11/10
2019
We're very grateful to our donors, so on November 6, we hosted an Open House for them at our offices in the Presidi… https://t.co/iWW3EJSBWD
11/8
2019
Good times at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Party at @FloraGrubb Gardens in the #BayviewSF neighborhood! https://t.co/8VU8vNchmm
11/2
2019
In a recent visit to the Florence Fang Asian Community Garden in the Bayview neighborhood, Zeima Kassahun, Communit… https://t.co/k2pqkN0zRW
10/29
2019
Love your job! ❤️ Friends of the Urban Forest is hiring a tree care coordinator. Join us in making (and keeping)… https://t.co/vkEuBOu7bu
10/26
2019
Each year, Friends of the Urban Forest gives a Tree Tribute to the Audience Award-winning film at the San Francisco… https://t.co/XxtPUXuENm
10/23
2019
Scenes from the urban forest: sidewalk on Quintara Street in San Francisco's Sunset neighborhood. #sunsetsf https://t.co/gpoAsrtFuD
10/14
2019
Scenes from San Francisco's urban forest: Shotwell and 22nd streets. 🌳❤️ https://t.co/fSZqy4hEJz
10/11
2019
The Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora) is native to the southeastern U.S. It's a popular street tree due to i… https://t.co/L56sRBxl3V
9/30
2019
@urbanlifesigns @BrianBicycles @sfpublicworks @Livablecity @DominicFracassa Your points #1, #2 & #4 are spot on. Re… https://t.co/tvkLMJiCuUWe're co-presenting Impact Film Forum: Ecology of Place, a free panel today, Sunday 9/29, 3:30pm, at… https://t.co/rqa5WfZhQD
9/29
2019
We're honored to co-present "Honor the Past to Shape the Future: Ohlone Women Reclaim their Homelands," Friday 6pm… https://t.co/LjLK2haLEz @ptraughber @brezina @samuelmaskell @kfarr @jymdyer We'd love to. Good luck -- it would be great for interested peo… https://t.co/mI7J6b0g9M @zachklein @DavidGallagher Indeed the sandy soil & salty wind narrows the number of tree species that can thrive th… https://t.co/6LU9GuOegg
9/26
2019
Thank you to everyone who participated in #ClimateMarch #SanFrancisco and to everyone who is taking personal action… https://t.co/VAc34F6647 @ptraughber @brezina @samuelmaskell @kfarr @jymdyer The Better Streets Plan (2010), section 5.3 "Curb Extensions (B… https://t.co/pqBgfig4c5 @desertflyer You're right @desertflyer. We're working on making that process safer. Currently we rely on property o… https://t.co/rq7Ej4Cu2S @brezina @ptraughber Planting trees in bulb-outs, as @samuelmaskell saw in Palo Alto and Patrick saw in Melbourne,… https://t.co/spDiLaldtA"So far, the best available technology for pulling carbon dioxide from the air is something called a tree." 🌳❤️https://t.co/rzjxZgBzCV
9/24
2019
https://t.co/zq7RMaCpg9Join Friends of the Urban Forest at the Green Gala, a community-building event featuring speakers on environmental… https://t.co/Nd43jAaAVO
9/23
2019
The San Francisco @GreenFilmFest starts Tuesday! #homeiswhere https://t.co/hqkbURFtHb
9/21
2019
"Our climate is breaking down. What about a solution that is right in front of us? There is a magic machine that su… https://t.co/7BNqJYIGEc
9/19
2019
Love your job -- join the team at Friends of the Urban Forest. We're hiring an Office Administrator.… https://t.co/Q5a4MgUCf9
9/15
2019
In April, the @SFBOS declared a climate emergency and asked @SFEnvironment to report on how the city can reach net… https://t.co/rPeL0t2Jp8
9/13
2019
@arbopalm Ah yes, the seedpods. Some folks are sensitive to them (sorry!) and others aren't. The species does have… https://t.co/BCFBN4mE39Mike Sullivan has long been a great champion of San Francisco's urban forest! https://t.co/WuN3WpljIX @MMSFOceanBeach Mike, thanks for the heads up. It's possible that the site is already in the replacement planting q… https://t.co/KfMvJe8ZJa @EastBayBeast2 @Scott_Wiener We found it agonizing! That's one reason why we led the successful campaign for the He… https://t.co/8gQH0t2eVOWe planted this Primrose tree (Lagunaria patersonii) in San Francisco's Mission Terrace neighborhood six months ago… https://t.co/GdJhL78mC3
9/9
2019
As the Amazon burns - & as we fight to stop the destruction - we‘re working locally to expand our urban forest. Tod… https://t.co/Epk7QVwUhM
Retweeted by Friends Urban ForestWhile doing outreach to promote an upcoming tree planting in San Francisco's #OuterRichmond neighborhood, a crew fr… https://t.co/lOXZLZ0k8o
9/7
2019
Work with us on tree planting, tree care, or community engagement for the fall semester. Apply now! 🌳❤️… https://t.co/RLiGrS4vDf
9/5
2019
In many cities, low-income neighborhoods are hotter than wealthy ones, according to @NPR and the @HowardCenterUMD.… https://t.co/nfAUQT65eG
9/4
2019
On September 14 & 15, discover the design history of places you may pass every day but don't necessarily know well.… https://t.co/vFFcEX3nrv#LudingtonTree tattoo sighting, Russian River, Guerneville: Mark had this oak tree inked on his back after moving to San Fran… https://t.co/THHvbnjVWM
9/2
2019
Friends of the Urban Forest is seeking interns for planting, tree care, and community engagement for the fall semes… https://t.co/B4LSQhUKueFAMOUS TREES OF CALIFORNIA: A bronze plaque marks the fallen Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) made famous by @U2's na… https://t.co/2TroimXSeA
8/27
2019
The Gold Medallion tree (Cassia leptophylla) has a stunning display of yellow flowers in summer, followed by large… https://t.co/PbW1n7tGD2
8/23
2019
Fires in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil have been bad recently, and the government has declared a state of emergen… https://t.co/nbg1KeQRdk
8/22
2019
Please volunteer with Friends of the Urban Forest this Saturday in the #BayviewSF as we co-host the Bayview Job and… https://t.co/uQzdRIwPRR
8/21
2019
"After planting a tree, the experience of growing old with it makes sweet green memories. You can always relate som… https://t.co/eYrdd6wmwN
8/13
2019
Friends of the Urban Forest was among the nonprofit organizations promoting sustainability and community in the… https://t.co/h0rkHFgohA
8/12
2019
Friends of the Urban Forest executive director Dan Flanagan (left) & husband Geoff Kerr flank Paul Simon after his… https://t.co/vn4COKCjTg
8/10
2019
New research finds that when a neighborhood’s green space leads to better health outcomes, tree canopy provides mos… https://t.co/0MmrxxjWsO
8/8
2019
Friends of the Urban Forest staffers Mam, Atalanta, Esmeralda, and Daniel finishing up prep work for new sidewalk g… https://t.co/nEi14MUWw4
8/3
2019
Shoutout to the #TracyTreeFoundation, our counterpart in the @CityofTracy (due east of San Francisco in the Central… https://t.co/10XrenNQWIBark is beautiful! https://t.co/tf7DercjWM
8/1
2019
The cabbage palm (Cordyline australis) at left will tolerate dryness, salt, and wind once it's established--perfect… https://t.co/jDeZRQFKck#SalesforcePark, the elevated park by @SalesforceTower, has 600 trees of various species. Mike Sullivan, former Fri… https://t.co/q3KnJTu3GR @Matilde_L @SupStefani @JUMPbyUber @lyft When people lock bicycles and scooters to young street trees they can comp… https://t.co/R7k0bJo6FX
7/31
2019
We thank @NationalMI for donating $5,000 to support the #greening of #SanFrancisco. https://t.co/XHo9H3tkfP
7/24
2019
Friends of the Urban Forest is one of 60 nonprofits at @TidesCommunity, formerly #LettermanHospital, in the… https://t.co/glGNcl75TS
7/23
2019
Civic Center, San Francisco. Photos by Leslie Prétot. #treecozies #yarnbombing @BayAreaFan19 https://t.co/Nx4HNMaUdRIt's amazing how much wildlife habitat a single urban tree can provide! https://t.co/GAyFyfIjmv #urbanforest
7/20
2019
Thanks to the volunteers who joined us in planting new street trees in San Francisco's Bayview neighborhood!… https://t.co/ok2ciEidCt @zachklein FUF prunes young/small street trees; the city prunes older/bigger ones like that. To confirm the city di… https://t.co/lgtTHuDouJ
7/18
2019
Make your neighborhood greener! Join us and our friends/partners at Rebuilding Together San Francisco to learn how… https://t.co/8kG8QKBXwJ @Matilde_L @JUMPbyUber Ugh -- locking bicycles and scooters to street trees can damage the trees, cause soil compac… https://t.co/MOayvIWTFp @RajMahal2010 @sfgov Our pleasure!9 years since planting, the Valencia Street trees are nearly 3 stories (30 feet) tall. Thanks @sfpublicworkshttps://t.co/2kZqAEyiG4
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7/17
2019
Tree planting manager Zeima Kassahun takes aim in our kickball match against the @SFParksAlliance in #CrissyField.… https://t.co/1X71nZJjeZ
7/16
2019
Check out "San Francisco 1938 to Present," an interactive map of the city from the San Francisco Planning Departmen… https://t.co/cxRA75CgjC
7/15
2019
@Deadliftgrl Voter approval of the Healthy Trees and Safe Sidewalks initiative (Prop E) in 2016 locked in the city'… https://t.co/xgKLLFmjzW @fauvescraper San Francisco city code requires that when street trees die and/or are removed, they must be replaced… https://t.co/2l6UicaPkI
7/14
2019
"I really want to make a difference with climate change. My major is marine biology. Phytoplankton in the ocean pro… https://t.co/OVX1VwyelN
7/13
2019
The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe m… https://t.co/LY3fB4s0w6
7/5
2019
#SFPride https://t.co/LSnSsI0x9X
7/1
2019
Lining city streets with trees reduces physiological symptoms of stress in humans. The thicker the tree cover, the… https://t.co/yEAUBTQVF9
6/22
2019
#SummerSolstice2019 https://t.co/KdHzI8L93M
6/21
2019
@brezina @skip_sf @kurtisnelson @lagunitasbeer @CaseyHildreth @tweetsupa 👍 to more trees! But planting in medians a… https://t.co/2YyEK0cNNcSome people tell us no, they don't want us to plant trees outside their homes. Imagine if they could object to bus… https://t.co/LWgcyUIdmw
6/20
2019
Thanks to the volunteers and neighborhood residents who planted new street trees with us in the #ExcelsiorSF over t… https://t.co/O66jT2rXeC
6/19
2019
SCENES from the #SanFrancisco urban forest: a Bronze Loquat (Eriobotrya deflexa) and a New Zealand Christmas Tree (… https://t.co/DsZl4Z9OCq
6/16
2019
Thanks to the concerned San Franciscans who joined us at City Hall today to support our call for the Board of Super… https://t.co/KEihp4O8NPThanks to volunteers from @DocuSignIMPACT--including @DocuSign CEO @DanDSpringer--for planting new trees with us in… https://t.co/spCZO9aSGy
6/13
2019
The City's removing dead or failing street trees for safety reasons. But the City MUST replace them with new trees!… https://t.co/Cpt2H0DAcc
6/12
2019
Scenes from the urban forest: Sweetshade (Hymenosporum flavum) trees on Haight Street. The fragrant yellow flowers… https://t.co/8119hmFHcC
6/10
2019
It's not easy being green.... https://t.co/8Rtm5OFctRA member of our Green Crew waters trees in our nursery. We prepare our Green Crew staff for green jobs. Our primary… https://t.co/Cibsj1iyuu
6/9
2019
Meanwhile in prehistoric tree news.... https://t.co/fJqmRhGrUJ
6/7
2019
Rebuilding Together San Francisco renovated a garden at the E R Taylor Elementary School in the Portola neighborhoo… https://t.co/yAIdW4247Y
6/4
2019
Friends of the Urban Forest staffers enjoyed meeting with urban foresters from throughout the state at the annual R… https://t.co/CM9IfP1dPSThanks to all the volunteers who planted trees and sidewalk gardens with us on rainy days during this very wet spri… https://t.co/e7JGq1wGso
6/3
2019
"Trees are the silver bullet," said @JLaveJohnston, president of @APA_California, at the @CalReLeaf Network Retreat… https://t.co/Q3GiUmXKQ0
5/31
2019
We love our interns! We threw a BBQ graduation party for our spring interns.... https://t.co/AB8PNIVQOiWe met with an urban policy expert from Barcelona who is researching how cities can be greener and more socially ju… https://t.co/e6veiO8v6o
5/30
2019
Spotted outside @FallettiFoods: a guy with a Monterey cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa) tattooed on his leg. He said t… https://t.co/RjvA6hnkgC
5/27
2019
@michaelahuka Greetings Mr. Ahuka. See our contact information at https://t.co/cxdHGPoyF4.
5/25
2019

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