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L.A.’s trees are more essential than ever. The city needs to start treating them that way

Published: 
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 5:57pm

While bird lovers, environmentalists and poets have long put a high value on trees, the hard-nosed number crunchers in government have not. Trees have often been treated as merely aesthetic enhancements. Nice, but not essential. That’s one reason why tree maintenance is among the first government services cut during a recession.

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Surviving The Drought: How to Maintain Trees for Cleaner Air, Higher Property Value, Energy Reduction

Published: 
Mon, 10/05/2015 (All day)

Santa Monica’s Recreation and Parks Commissioner Phil Brock says the city’s ability to maintain trees during the drought has provided numerous benefits to residents.