Posted: 2023-02-05
(See full invite at Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Foresters here)Cost: $5  Where: NE corner of 9th Avenue and University Blvd. Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood, Tucson, Arizona 85705Open to all. Learn how you can organize similar Neighborhood Forester efforts in your neighborhood.This workshop will cover foundational pruning, tree care, and mulching; though focuses on pruning overhead with pole…
Posted: 2022-12-10
Buy trees, get curb cuts, and info on water harvesting basin planning (Dec. 30th deadline), see details.
Posted: 2022-09-10
Starts at 8am. Stay as long as you can or want. We plan to be wrapped up with the supervised pruning in the neighborhood by 11am Cost: $5 Where: the Drutopia plant nursery at the Dunbar (Dunbar Garden space) (NW corner of 11th Ave and University Blvd). Tucson, Arizona Open to all. Learn how you can organize similar Neighborhood Forester efforts in your neighborhood. See full details.
Posted: 2022-04-18
  (From Brad Lancaster and the Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Foresters) Our 26th annual Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Rain, Tree, & Food Forest Planting extended into the adjoining West University Neighborhood for a third year here in Tucson, Arizona. But as both neighborhoods are part of/share the same watershed, you could say we planted in just one waterhood. In total, during our 2022…
Posted: 2022-03-19
This planting of rain, trees, understory, & wildflowers is occurring in the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood, but the planting event is open to anyone from any neighborhood, and is a great opportunity to see how such an event, or other Neighborhood Forester endeavors, could be organized elsewhere. Date: Sunday, March 20, 2022. The stormwater eddy basins (each having over 4,500-gallon annual…
Posted: 2022-01-12
The Dunbar/Spring neighborhood in Tucson, Arizona has transformed excessively wide, hot, exposed streets with speeding cut-through traffic and solar oven-like, barren walkways to comparative oases with road-narrowing, traffic-calming, water-harvesting, green infrastructure and path-/road-side rain gardens growing a native food forest of sheltering multi-use plants indigenous to the Tucson Basin…
Posted: 2021-12-18
Deadline for placing an order: Thursday, December 30, 2021 Implementation is planned for this winter, exact dates in early 2022 will be announced once we have the permits. Since 1996 this program has coordinated neighborhood & community volunteers to plant over 1,600 trees in the public rights-of-ways of the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood, along with thousands of understory plants. These…
Posted: 2021-09-21
Be a part of the Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Foresters Native Yard Tree Sale & and help plant the tree(s) Order forms and payment must be received by midnight Friday, September 24th Grow shade, food, wildlife habitat, and beauty around your home with 5-gallon-sized native trees available for $30 each, which will be delivered to your home by October 2, 2021. We only offer low-water-use…
Posted: 2021-09-11
Starts at 8am - Stay as long as you can or want. We plan to be wrapped up with the supervised pruning in the neighborhood by noon Cost: $5 suggested donation, though no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Where: the Dunbar Garden space (NW corner of 11th Ave and University Blvd). Tucson, Arizona Open to all. Learn how you can organize similar Neighborhood Forester efforts in your…
Posted: 2021-01-12
Implementation is planned for this winter, exact dates will be announced once we have the permits. Since 1996 this program has coordinated neighborhood & community volunteers to plant over 1,600 trees in the public rights-of-ways of the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood, along with hundreds of understory plants. These plantings are freely irrigated by rain and stormwater passively harvested within…