Healthy Trees, Even in Drought
A collaborative effort advocating for healthy tree maintenance through drought in San Diego County.
Why Save Trees during Drought?
Trees are the most valuable part of landscaping and open spaces. Responsible water use under emergency drought regulations includes watering urban trees with sufficient water to keep them healthy.
In short, trees are the largest and most valued part of a landscape; they live the longest and provide much needed shade and cooling to increasingly hot cities. Trees take many years to mature and dead trees are dangerous and expensive to remove. Trees also use two-thirds less water than turf! Want to know more? Check out TreePeople's Benefits of Trees.
Trees are the most valuable part of your landscaping, are expensive to replace or remove, and increase traffic to businesses. Determine what steps you need to take to maintain healthy trees.