Tree Planting & Tree Care Resources

Informational brochures covering a wide range of subjects to assist with tree planting and tree care are available for view at the City of Grants Pass Community Development office during regular business hours.

Tree City USA Bulletins
Published by the National Arbor Day Foundation

Volume 1
  1. How to Prune Young Shade Trees
  2. When A Storm Strikes
  3. Resolving Tree-Sidewalk Conflicts
  4. The Right Tree for the Right Place
  5. Living with Urban Soils
  6. How to Hire an Arborist
  7. How to Save Trees During Construction
  8. Don't Top Trees!
  9. How to Write a Municipal Tree Ordinance
  10. Plant Trees for America!
  11. How to Prevent Tree/Sign Conflicts
  12. What city Foresters Do
  13. Trees for Wildlife
  14. How to Kill a Tree
  15. How to Recognize - and Prevent - Hazard Trees
  16. How to Recycle Shade Tree Materials
  17. How to Landscape to Save Water
  18. Tree City USA Growth Award
  19. How to Select and Plant a Tree
  20. A Systematic Approach to Building with Trees
  21. How Trees Can Save Energy
  22. Tree City USA: Foundation for Better Tree Management

Volume 2
  1. How to Conduct a Street Tree Inventory
  2. Trees and Parking Lots
  3. Tree Line USA
  4. Understanding Landscape Cultivars
  5. How to Manage Community Natural Areas
  6. Placing a Value on Trees
  7. How to Plan for Management
  8. Ten Tree Myths to Think About
  9. Tree Protection Ordinances
  10. Let's Stop Salt Damage
  11. How to Interpret Trees
  12. How to Fund Community Forestry
  13. How to Protect Trees During Underground Work
  14. How to Work with Volunteers - Effectively
  15. PHC (Plant Health Care) - What It Means to You
  16. The Way Trees Work - How to Help
  17. Putting Trees to Work
  18. Trees in the Riparian Zone
  19. How to Reduce Wildfire Risk
  20. Working with Children
  21. Selling Others on Tree Programs
  22. What Ails Your Tree?
  23. Trees for Better Streets