Tag: street

Street Tree Update

Street Trees in Sparkbrook Our urban forest volunteers have been working diligently to survey the 3,000 street trees during the funded project this year, so Meena Haynes (one of our innovative volunteers) has devised her own tool to help her in her local area: an incredibly useful 1.5m plywood measuring stick, like a giant ruler. […]

Placement Students

Birmingham TreePeople, for the first time and hopefully not the last, are hosting placement students, and from two different levels of education. Emily and Naya will be joining us for a while to help us survey street trees and crunch TreePlotter data! Emily Kendall University of Birmingham Geography student, Emily Kendall, joins us for her […]

Street Trees

Ian McDermott, arboriculturialist and trainer for BTP, talks to BTP Chair Tonia Clark about the role of street trees and how imperative they really are, which is why we need more of them. Street trees often go quite unnoticed, but they are an extremely important part of our city and town landscapes. They help reduce […]