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San Francisco Makes an Urban Forestry Plan to Grow the City’s Canopy

Matt Ball on January 15, 2014 - in Environment

San Francisco has about 700,000 trees growing on its soil — a canopy that shades a meager 13 percent of The City. The San Francisco Urban Forest Plan envisions growing The City’s canopy over the next two decades so it eventually covers a quarter of The City.

The plan also would fully fund the care of most city trees so that city arborists, not property owners, take responsibility for street trees.

Read more via The San Francisco Examiner

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