Tag Archive for 'urban trees'

Trees and Design Action Group publish “No Trees, No Future”

October 9th, 2010 by Trees and Design Action Group

The Tree & Design Action Group publish “No Trees, No Future.”  Many large, mature canopy trees in our streets and parks are getting old. Mature trees bring more benefit than small ones as they provide more shade, better shelter and catch more rain in their leaf canopies. Yet large trees are often perceived to cause […]

A Proposal for an urban tree planting programme from The Guernsey Society of The Men of the Trees

July 22nd, 2010 by Treeman

Why Urban Tree Planting? Many built up areas of Guernsey, and especially St Peter Port, are blessed with several fine examples of large mature trees which together produce a magnificent backdrop, give a sense of place and identity and deliver many environmental benefits. But these trees are under threat. The majority of these trees were […]