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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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We're happy to be planting trees again! #innerrichmondsf https://t.co/gx7ATHp27RPage Street at Divisadero Street, 1918 and 2015. https://t.co/5lJgJjqIxt
7/9
2020
Scene from the San Francisco urban forest.... https://t.co/uo3qlU664J
7/8
2020
San Franciscans discard around 100,000 bicycle tubes every year. We're partnering with the Rubber Impact Project to… https://t.co/P80eqlOAWE
7/7
2020
Mallory Traughber is a volunteer planting leader with Friends of the Urban Forest. This impressed Jessica Matthews… https://t.co/TvWK7ZvmQJ
7/6
2020
Beautiful and well-tended sidewalk garden on Buchanan Street between Hayes and Ivy streets, Hayes Valley. Photo sub… https://t.co/ExmR2XQQ9GYesterday we got back to planting trees for the first time since San Francisco's shelter-in-place policy began! Pic… https://t.co/NpCIK3TlFA
7/4
2020
Enjoy this five-minute history of San Francisco's urban forest led by Joe McBride, emeritus professor of landscape… https://t.co/Wk5AB2hCXI
7/2
2020
Since we can't work with volunteers in-person for a while, we thought we'd try something new! A remote volunteer op… https://t.co/HWogeFGx4pEnjoy another self-guided walking tree tour from local urban forestry heroes Mike Sullivan (author of Trees of San… https://t.co/8JOzsLy7pP
7/1
2020
Some news IS good news! Sign up for SF Urban Forester, our monthly email with news about your urban forest. 🌳 ❤️ 😃… https://t.co/mWqjwJKcy4
6/30
2020
We thank the Salesforce Foundation for a $5,000 gift in support of our installation of sidewalk gardens in the Eure… https://t.co/enELyLnbVE
6/29
2020
Happy Pride weekend, San Francisco! #sfpride 🏳️‍🌈 https://t.co/QDdQNLHdEu
6/27
2020
Participants in Green Teens, our paid urban forestry vocational skills training program, spent time this week worki… https://t.co/5sOswjmHi6
6/26
2020
"Thanks to a pioneering program of street-tree planting over the last 20 years, Hackney has a more diverse populati… https://t.co/hfs0jRiTW9 @markasaurus @DeanPreston Argh. Thanks for the info. Not a rare occurrence, but always confounding. If & when you s… https://t.co/JMmirtQdPd
6/25
2020
Racial justice = environmental justice FUF has a responsibility to use our platform to make sure our community kno… https://t.co/n4dGpfFVIWFillmore Street between Ellis and O'Farrell streets in the Western Addition, 1909 and 2015 https://t.co/ogk4C3fCwF
6/22
2020
For #fathersday give Dad the "gift that grows." For a $50 donation we'll plant a tree in #sanfrancisco in his honor… https://t.co/iiIo79dqQeSo... no one has submitted art for the letters K or Y yet in case you need extra inspiration in picking letters to… https://t.co/b8jI3vq8ct
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6/20
2020
https://t.co/XeV9zRXwxD @TheRoboGourmet Unfortunately it's offline for budgetary reasons (it relied on an expensive commercial software lic… https://t.co/MehScNkXf4AMAZING TREES -- The giant baobab is known as the "tree of life" because it can be used for building supplies, clot… https://t.co/1eJfAd3Vb5Friends of the Urban Forest uses watering bags to help young trees get established after they're planted. They hold… https://t.co/GXOKZv8ZR2
6/19
2020
The coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) is one of the few native species that's suitable for planting as a street tr… https://t.co/VJPYU4q2TT
6/18
2020
Scenes from San Francisco's urban forest: 23rd Street between Noe and Sanchez streets 🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳 https://t.co/HBB5dIhvJX
6/16
2020
Scott Street at Waller Street in the Lower Haight neighborhood, 1925 and 2015. 💪 🌳 💚 https://t.co/kFNd7LYVRa
6/14
2020
We thank @OneTreePlanted for a $5,000 gift in support of tree planting. 💚 https://t.co/VUtKop7dxYSweetshade trees (Hymenosporum flavum) have been in bloom for weeks with flowers like bright yellow asterisks that… https://t.co/x2rX8KjVov
6/13
2020
Continuing our series highlighting our local partners: the Bayview Hunters Point Clinic provides innovative health… https://t.co/JLIM8dl6z4
6/8
2020
Continuing our series highlighting our local partners: Rebuilding Together San Francisco, led by Mahogany Charlton… https://t.co/zFgpZRRQZC
6/7
2020
Continuing our series highlighting our local partners: @ImprintCity, led by Tyra Fennell, activates neighborhoods w… https://t.co/i7gfIknlZh
6/6
2020
Continuing our series highlighting our local partners: #HuntersPointFamily provides support services to African Ame… https://t.co/5XrYcI5z5B
6/5
2020
Continuing our series highlighting our local partners: @UCSFWraparound at @ZSFGCare works to break the cycle of vio… https://t.co/d90cpuG5uk
6/4
2020
Continuing our series highlighting our local partners: Literacy for Environmental Justice (@LEJ_EcoStewards) promot… https://t.co/nvE0vYxJGe
6/3
2020
We would like to highlight our local partner organizations including: #BMAGIC https://t.co/vSgPVBFPl2, under the l… https://t.co/ZC488SP1TQ
6/2
2020
Thanks to updated City policy regarding outdoor work, we have resumed our planting activities (without volunteers,… https://t.co/T4YHdONwvy
6/1
2020
These are the 10 species most frequently planted as street trees in San Francisco between 2010 and 2020:… https://t.co/RwEqsSdweo
5/30
2020
@anushkaf Looks like a Brisbane Box (Lophostemon confertus). See https://t.co/CfQYCo2UPZ for details. You can be a… https://t.co/LcE6DlD1JmSEEKING WHEELS We'd like to add a hybrid car and a small-to-medium-size pickup truck to the small fleet we rely on… https://t.co/s644GEwLxh
5/28
2020
Butt trees are here to help. https://t.co/CxZwUFJrj7
5/26
2020
Page and Steiner streets in San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood, 1958 and 2010. 💚 https://t.co/4A8Vz2Wy3WWe thank @DocuSign for a $10,000 gift in support of tree planting. https://t.co/LT6zQIrzc0 @mikeydoubled Ugh! Thanks for the message. We're not equipped to rescue a tree that big. Please notify SF311, the c… https://t.co/8qyAR5kq8E
5/24
2020
We got a call about a Small-Leaf Tristania (Tristaniopsis laurina) in distress in the Outer Sunset. It's a tough sp… https://t.co/ceQi69cLpTYou're invited to our free webinar on the top 10 tree species we have planted in the past 10 years, on Tuesday May… https://t.co/C7dLX5wmde
5/22
2020
Magnolias are some of the oldest plants still alive today. Fossil records show they've been around for at least 90… https://t.co/vfTa53H2CJ
5/21
2020
Want a greener neighborhood? Join our free webinar to learn how, this Thursday 4-5pm. With Friends of the Urban For… https://t.co/lPUKZcyp7K @ptraughber @evangoldin @MattHaneySF Those trees may have been planted prior to passage of the Americans With Disab… https://t.co/DU5apnP8syNature has restorative powers that reduce feelings of stress and promote a sense of tranquility. That includes your… https://t.co/4HJcA82o2I
5/19
2020
WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL STREETS: The cherry trees on Heerstrasse in Bonn, Germany were imported from Japan and plant… https://t.co/5ZQBgw41s8
5/18
2020
Beautiful greening on the southeast corner of 12th Avenue and Balboa Street in San Francisco's Richmond neighborhoo… https://t.co/ksBOMS78RC
5/17
2020
Hermann Street, looking east from Buchanan Street, 1932 and 2010. https://t.co/4dqkls20QT
5/15
2020
Join us this evening at 5pm for a free webinar on Zoom about how Bay Area nonprofits influence the urban space wher… https://t.co/cSJxxd5wc3Scenes from San Francisco's urban forest: tree basin on Ashbury Street. https://t.co/NYlNVWXGtk
5/14
2020
In a recent webinar, Friends of the Urban Forest planting staff discussed our commitment to "right tree, right plac… https://t.co/qNTtoSIHQI
5/13
2020
Though we're mostly working outdoors or at home during the pandemic, when we stop by our office in the @PresidioSFhttps://t.co/NLLb7HWdQ0
5/11
2020
We thank Kaiser Permanente for a $10,000 gift in support of tree planting. https://t.co/g18ffRL8yx
5/10
2020
Order a Mother’s Day Tree Tribute ($50) for your favorite mom, and we'll plant a tree in her honor. #AGiftThatGrowshttps://t.co/lDndVIZptT
5/8
2020
To minimize the risk of Covid-19 transmission, we have temporarily suspended our planting programs. But we continue… https://t.co/UKZVh7WzY9
5/7
2020
Today is #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of giving & unity in response to Covid-19. The urban forest not only sequesters c… https://t.co/Q8zDkD2QyvOn Thursday, May 14th, join us, @AlemanyFarm, @ImprintCity, and @LEJ_EcoStewards discuss how conscious spaces are c… https://t.co/DjnYWEdQFB
5/5
2020
Fragrant white flowers appear in clusters on the California Buckeye (Aesculus californica) in April and May, and ar… https://t.co/IKrtpatS0LIn the @sfchronicle, @CarlnolteSF wrote about these great self-guided walking tours of the trees of three San Franc… https://t.co/XeOl5OWt20
5/3
2020
If you love Friends of the Urban Forest, please take 3 minutes to post a review on Great Nonprofits, which is like… https://t.co/aJOdKYDnF2Rhaphiolepis is a genus of evergreen shrubs and small trees in the family Rosaceae, native to East Asia and Southea… https://t.co/0QgHePLPCt
5/2
2020
We thank the Salesforce Foundation for sponsoring our tree planting in the Outer Sunset at the $5,000 "Cherry Tree"… https://t.co/tzIM1txzWi
5/1
2020
Plant love! (drawn by our tree care manager, nina chilen) 💚 https://t.co/zaihtszIfD
4/29
2020
The sweet bay (Laurus nobilis 'Saratoga'), also known as the Saratoga laurel, is a relatively recent addition to Sa… https://t.co/4GnwfMFjfd
4/28
2020
Here's a Yoshino cherry (Prunus x yedoensis) in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. See how its trunk is thicker below… https://t.co/pLXpbVlLm5
4/27
2020
Sign up for #CityNatureChallenge2020 to join other nature lovers in documenting San Francisco's biodiversity. Photo… https://t.co/8Mq5NWORHG
4/26
2020
FACTOID: Desk workers with views that include green elements have improved patience, lower frustration, more enthus… https://t.co/G0oDcgQdGd
4/25
2020
Red Horsechestnut (Aesculus x carnea) on Central Avenue between Haight and Page streets in the Haight Ashbury neigh… https://t.co/LXXsdcjiccHow many trees must be planted to offset your carbon footprint? Today, we led a webinar for @Salesforce employees a… https://t.co/zp3AFKofdN
4/24
2020
Waller Street near Fillmore Street in the Lower Haight neighborhood, 1945 and 2008 https://t.co/bAZsqfHA5S @bernie411 Indeed the Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) and Western Redbud (Cercis occidentalis) are closely relat… https://t.co/gN5GAvr6B9https://t.co/ZpS46ceUHvThe Western Redbud (Cercis occidentalis) is a small, slow-growing California native. Magenta flowers cover its bran… https://t.co/ehfpZ0UU4MOn #EarthDay50 we thank @jimaldrich and everyone else who supports and participates in the greening of San Francisc… https://t.co/QVSnobKYEqWe look forward to greening San Francisco with @sfpublicworks and the dedicated arborists of its Bureau of Urban Fo… https://t.co/i71FUDwT8D
4/23
2020
Feeling cooped up? Try weeding. These unwanted plants can take over tree basins and gardens and rob trees and plant… https://t.co/BlSTh6mMWA
4/22
2020
San Francisco artist Gary Uhouse made this "Tree of Grace" (named for his beloved late dog) for a stained glass pan… https://t.co/SxAMT6IWGuWe led a webinar on how to be a neighborhood organizer for tree planting. Though our tree plantings are temporarily… https://t.co/ggZJdDWl9u
4/20
2020
We thank @WebcorBuilders for a $5,000 gift to sponsor our tree planting in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley neighb… https://t.co/TzhE6XESOtThe FUF Bioblitz is underway -- San Franciscans are recording info about the plants & wildlife in their neighborhoo… https://t.co/Ami7JfVxhK
4/18
2020
SOME news is good news! Sign up for SF Urban Forester, our monthly email with news about your urban forest. 😀🌳❤… https://t.co/6t45h4yGmGThe urban forest can be restorative like this. (drawn by our tree care manager, nina chilen) 💚 https://t.co/6QKFHJNFhH
4/17
2020
Cole Valley residents are getting to know their urban forest a little better thanks to these species labels that ne… https://t.co/8i2WBWpyXw
4/16
2020
@saysjessbess @FloraGrubb @JasonDewees Indeed. Though San Franciscans may continue to enjoy their urban forest by w… https://t.co/Up2fXGTqKPHardy, fast-growing Banksias are heavy producers of nectar. Their characteristic "flower spikes" include several hu… https://t.co/GDRFzO3fc1
4/15
2020
San Francisco residents -- you're invited to our free online workshop on getting more trees for your neighborhood,… https://t.co/xkpY7j6tbC @saysjessbess @FloraGrubb @JasonDewees No. San Francisco's shelter in place policy permits outdoor activity as long… https://t.co/IODjZL1L5cIt's soothing to imagine sitting in this garden in the Castro amidst palms & other delightful plants. Also soothing… https://t.co/cEl0R2Xx0a
4/14
2020
Join our free, two-part webinar about how to record your observations of the plants and animals in your own neighbo… https://t.co/cS95BPFsyALovely and peaceful. https://t.co/dXHyIVjwmp https://t.co/UDOLPdU9oO
4/13
2020
The storybook brick house at the intersection of Upper Terrace and Masonic in Corona Heights has lovely greenery, b… https://t.co/1FLqFvspuJ
4/12
2020
"An hour’s drive south of San Francisco, a stand of several hundred poplars... suck carcinogens out of a 1,500-acre… https://t.co/0BBTCOyAEhSCENES FROM THE URBAN FOREST: Magenta flowers cover a Western Redbud (Cercis occidentalis) -- a California native -… https://t.co/I0NlS4rqRBOur community planting events are postponed due to coronavirus, but we continue to provide essential services such… https://t.co/WYgmbu3cN6
4/11
2020

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