WHO: The Forest and Beach Commission & Friends of Carmel Forest
WHAT: Arbor Day Event
Keynote Address on Trees as Art, “The Iconic Trees of Carmel – Monterey Pine and Monterey Cypress,” by Jim Rieser, James J. Rieser Fine Art, Early California and American Paintings
Showcase Art Work (photography and painting) depicting Carmel’s iconic upper
canopy trees. Winners in each category will be awarded $250.00.
WHEN: Sunday, October 17, 2010, 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
WHERE: Sunset Center, Carpenter Hall
W/s Mission St. between 8th Av. & 10th Av.
NOTE: Free and Open to the Public
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact City Forester, Mike Branson @ (831) 620-2010
Tree City USA Standards
The Four Standards for Tree City USA Recognition
To qualify as a Tree City USA community, a town or city must meet four standards established by The Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters.
1. A Tree Board or Department
2. A Tree Care Ordinance
3. A Community Forestry Program With an Annual Budget of at Least $2 Per Capita
4. An Arbor Day Observance and Proclamation
Tree City U.S.A.
Tree City U.S.A. Benefits
Tree City USA Bulletins
As of 05/20/2010, there are 160 Tree Cities in California; Carmel-by-the-Sea has been a Tree City U.S.A. for six years.
Carmel-by-the-Sea General Plan and Local Coastal Plan
Coastal Resource Management Element
Open Space and Conservation Element
RE: Forest Management Plan
Iconic trees: Carmel celebrates its renowned urban forest with its own Arbor Day
Carmel celebrates its renowned urban forest with its own Arbor Day
By KATHRYN McKENZIE NICHOLS Herald Correspondent, 10/09/2010