Balancing tree care with wildlife interests:
Seattle tops the list!

Our BMPs not only found its way to Seattle’s Department of Parks and Recreation, but it has served as an interstate handshake of sorts. The city’s Arboriculturist, Chris Rippey, happened to learn about our project when he attended a conference where Ryan Gilpin (of Hortscience) spoke about our BMPs. He remained in touch with us and recently sent photos of … Read More

Rescued Baby Woodpeckers

Vicki Andersen and her volunteers from the Songbird Care and Education Center in Orange County, CA cared for these three Acorn woodpeckers from the time they were about two days old when they became casualties of tree trimming in Hacienda Heights. For weeks, the birds needed to be fed about every 15 minutes for 14 hours a day. Exhaustive devotion … Read More