New ACT Member- Eugene Tree Foundation

Eugene, OR (August 6, 2009)- The Eugene Tree Foundation was formed in 1997, from the beginning, their mission has been to protect and enhance Eugene’s urban forest. This mission is served through their three programs areas-planting, education, and advocacy.

Through the Eugene Tree Foundation newsletter, TreeWalks, and through numerous presentations Eugene Tree Foundation has helped to education thousands of people about the many benefits of a healthy urban forest. The Foundation is currently developing a project-oriented program to teach design and planting considerations for school, neighborhood, or civic group sponsored planting activities.
Eugene Tree Foundation’s advocacy programs aim to influence and create local policies that promote tree preservation and ecologically minded urban design. Eugene Tree Foundation responds to requests from individuals for information and support related to tree preservations issues that affect their properties or neighborhoods. They provide valuable insight into how tree preservation can work in both private and public developments gleaned from their 10 years of experience in working on tree-related issues. The Eugene Tree Foundation has successfully brokered agreements to preserve trees and mitigate tree loss where possible. By providing input on public planning and development projects Eugene Tree Foundation ensures that new programs guarantee a healthy future for their urban forest.
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