1 04, 2021

Poise in Miniature: Redbud (Cercis canadensis), with Jean Zimmerman

By |2021-04-01T10:13:00-04:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Urban Tree Profile|Tags: , , |1 Comment

By Jean Zimmerman, Council Board Member and Commercial Arborist for SavATree Some folks out there are not that fond of the Eastern redbud, who judge its spread as almost invasive, the way a single specimen will proliferate along a roadside during April like a brightly colored blossoming [...]

8 12, 2020

Urban Tree Elegance: Copper Beech, with Jean Zimmerman

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

One of the the Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center copper beech “cousins,” this individual showing less coppery late summer foliage. Photo by Jean Zimmerman Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica Atropurpurea Group) By Jean Zimmerman, Council Board Member and Commercial and Consulting Arborist for SavATree [...]

14 09, 2020

Underutilized Trees for Urban Use: Quercus michauxii

By |2021-02-27T23:06:31-05:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Underutilized Urban Trees|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Author Jean Zimmerman with one of Ithaca’s thriving swamp chestnut oak (Quercus michauxii) street trees, about 15 years old. Council Board Member and Commercial & Consulting Arborist for SavATree Jean Zimmerman provided this superb story and photos. Jean is also an extensively published author (jeanzimmerman.com), [...]

9 03, 2020

Arborist & Author Jean Zimmerman on Her MFI Experience

By |2020-03-09T08:00:26-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Municipal Forestry Insitute, Scholarships, SMA|Tags: , |1 Comment

Arborist and author Jean Zimmerman. Photo by Maud Reavill Council Member and SavATree Arborist Jean Zimmerman recently attended the 2020 Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI) with partial assistance from a Council scholarship. With this MFI class, more than 750 urban forestry and affiliated professionals have completed [...]

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