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Our members and donors make it possible                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Friends of the Urban Forest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Presidio of San Francisco
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for us to do our work. Thank you for your                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         P.O. Box 29456
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support and confidence.
Summary of Audited                                              Public Partners
                                                                Bay Area Urban Forest Council • California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection • Office of Mayor Gavin Newsom • Mayor's Office of Community Development • Mayor's Office of Neigh-

Financial as of                                                 borhood Services • SF Board of Supervisors • SF Department of the Environment • SF Department of Parking & Traffic • SF Department of Public Works • SF Green Vision Council • SF Office
                                                                of City Greening                               •   SF Recreation & Park Department                                                                               •   SF Public Utilities Commission                                                                   •   SF Unified School District                                                               •   SF Urban Forestry Council

December 31, 2006                                               Foundation Partners
                                                                Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund                                                                   •   Thom Hays-Mary Ann Hays Family Foundation                                                                                                        •    The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation• Humanist Foundation                                                                                                                                         •       Hung On Tong Society                                                          •    Henry J. Kaiser
                                                                Family Foundation                                  •   Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation                                                                               •   The Mortenson Family Foundation                                                                          •       Louise & Claude Rosenberg Jr. Family Foundation                                                                                                      •       The Sher-Right Fund                                                   •   The Dale Stancliff Fund                                                                                                                    The Newsletter for S an Francisco Bay Area Tree Enthusiasts
                                                                •   Tikkun Olam - Healing of the World • Tree Canada Foundation                                                                                                                                   •    W.O.O.D. Foundation                                            •   Wallis Foundation • The Mary Wohlford Foundation                                                                                                             •   Charlotte & Arthur Zitrin Foundation

                                                                Community Partners
Revenue & Support                                               25th Avenue Neighborhood Association • A Living Library • Alliance for Community Trees • American Public Gardens Association                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   •       Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts & Technology (BAYCAT)
                                                                •   Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco - Excelsior Clubhouse                                                                                                                      •           Brower Youth Awards                                             •       California ReLeaf                                        •   Community Thrift Store                                                  •   Craigslist Foundation                                             •    Double Rock Community Garden                                                                            •

                                                                Dunsmore Garden Project                                                 •   Friends of Noe Valley                                                •   Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Assn                                                                                            •   Green Connect                                        •   Green Schoolyard Alliance                                               •   Groundspring                                  •       Hayes Valley Neighborhood Associa-
                                   Foundations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tree Care Chronicles
    Interest and Other             8%                           tion   •   Hunters Point Family                                                 •    Japan Pacific Resource Network                                                                       •           Jewish Vocational Services                                                  •       Katherine Michiels School                                                          •       Lakeshore Elementary School                                                             •       Liberty Hill Residents Associations                                                                      •
    1%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Permeable Sidewalks
                                                                Livable City                   •    Lower Polk Association                                                  •    Neighborhood Parks Council                                                                  •   Noe Valley Association                                                    •       PlantSF                     •   Quesada Gardens Initiative                                                      •   Roxie Food Center                                             •   Saint Francis Memorial Hospital                                                                      •
Program Services                          5%                    San Francisco Beautiful • San Francisco Bike Coalition • SF Clean City Coalition • San Jose/Guerrero Coalition • Strybing Arboretum • Tenderloin Central Business District • UC Berkeley Sick Plant
                                                                Clinic     •   Upper Noe Neighbors                                                  •   Vis Valley Greenway                                              •   Willie Brown Academy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Friends of the Urban Forest
                                                                Business Partners                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Summer 2007
                                                                Adobe          •   All Star Consulting                                              •   American Century Investments                                                                          •       Autodesk                   •       Barclay's Global Investors                                                            •       Barking Cats Productions                                                    •   Bartlett Tree Experts                                                 •       Bay Bread Boulangeries                                                         •       Bay
                                                                Horticulture                   •    Bently Holdings                                     •       BergDavis Public Affairs                                                 •    BJ Droubi & Co.                                    •       Boulette's Larder                                     •       CafÈ Que Tal                                •       Cagwin & Dorward                                    •   CapirasoBing Consulting                                                           •       Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.                                                       •

                                                                Christopher Campbell Tree Design                                                                    •   Citigroup                           •   City Trees                    •   Cole Hardware                                  •       Dale Scott & Company                                                      •       David Baker Associates                                                  •   Deep Root                       •       Deutsche Bank Securities                                                               •   Devine Properties                                   •

                                                                Environmental Science                                              •   Associates                       •       Equidex, Inc.                            •       Esurance                         •    FactSet Research Systems                                                       •    FinePrint Software, LLC                                                       •    Flora Grubb Gardens                                           •      GESD Capital Partners                                                          •   Ghirardelli Chocolate
                                                  Individuals   Company                •   Giant Robot San Francisco                                                            •    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP                                                                 •       Goodscapes                               •   Green Zebra                              •       The Home Depot Foundation                                                               •   Guy Kornblum & Associates                                                                     •   Hortica                  •       InfoWorld Media
 (SF City 24%, CA State 16%)
                                                                Group • Joie de Vivre Hospitality • Joseph Cozza Salon • Kevin Hart Architecture • Kiji Sushi Bar and Cuisine • Kutches Tree Company • Latham & Watkins LLP • Levi Strauss • Linden Research,
                                                                Inc.   •   Madrone Lounge
                                                                Pacific Union Real Estate Community Fund
                                                                                                                                   •    Marston Associates
                                                                                                                                                                                                    •   Palm
                                                                                                                                                                                                            •   Merrill Lynch
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         •   Parnassus Investments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          •       Mineral Acquisition Partners, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         •   Peet's Coffee & Tea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •   Mitchell's Ice Cream, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •       Pisces, Inc                             •

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Professional Research Consulting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    NBS            •   Pacific Gas and Electric Company
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    •    Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          •   Pacific Nurseries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            •   Robert
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Treescapes is produced by Friends
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of the Urban Forest to provide infor-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            by Mary Ellen Hannibal              Vision Quest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mation and education in a broad
                                                                Frear Architects, Inc.                                         Rock and Rose + Birkmyer                                                                  Safeway at 4th & King                                                           Safeway Stores, Inc.                                                      San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market                                                                                              Seven Hills Properties, LLC                                                                        Shartsis, Friese

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                                                                                                                           •                                                                                         •                                                                               •                                                                     •                                                                                                                                       •                                                                                                  •                                           environmental context for the care
                                                                & Ginsburg                     •    Sports Basement                                         •    Sterling Art Services                                               •   Gymboree Corporation                                                        •   Mechanics Bank                                        •       The Urban Farmer                                          •   Union Bank of California                                                   •       Urban Farmer Store                                                    •   Vehicle Donation                                and growth of our urban forest. FUF,
                                                                Processing Center                                  •       Waldeck's                    •       Wells Fargo                             •   Working Assets                                    •       Zephyr Real Estate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          San Francisco’s citizen urban forestry

Expenses                                                        Special Thanks to Esurance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  organization, was founded in 1981.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  We offer financial, technical and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  practical assistance to individuals
                               General &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and neighborhood groups who wish
                               14%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to plant and care for trees. Regular
    Fundraising                                                 $5,000 and up                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     memberships begin at $30. All
    9%                                                          Mark Dwight                     •      Steve & Nancy Grand                                              •   George Miller & Janet McKinley                                                                   •   Grace & Steven Voorhis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           contributions are tax deductible.        sounds like a bunch of grim-faced people sitting stonily around a conference table in an airless room.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Board of Directors
                                                                Cynthia Anderson & Gary Anderson • Tom Baumgartner • Ms. Marian H. Beard & Mr. Daniel G. Wehmeier • Richard Beleson & Kim Lam Beleson • Mr. Scott Belser • Andrea & Thomas Claburn • Mr.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           In fact, any vibrant company or nonprofit has an equally dynamic board of directors. While the ages
                                                                Gregory J. Conklin                                 •   Ms. Penelope Douglas & Mr. Jim Harrigan                                                                                        •       Carlos Flores
                                                                Hamilton & Mr. Tim Hemmeter • Kristin Harrington & Eugene Yim • Amy John Headley • Daniel Healy & Gerry LaBuda • William R. Hearst III • Jacqueline & Thomas Kilian • Mr. Harold C. Kirker • Mr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 •       Ms. Emily Frost                              •    Marsha Gale                                 •    Laura Glatstein • Allen Grossman & Pat Grossman                                                                                                      •   Tony C. Guilfoyle                                      •   Ms. Amanda                        Mike Marshall
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of board members don’t necessarily fit the profile, this group functions like a council of tribal elders.
                                                   77%                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Secretary
                                                                Steve Kopff                 •      Mr. Neil Koris                           •       Michael Kossman                                         •   Robert E. La Blanc & Elizabeth Anne La Blanc
                                                                Pritzker • Thomas & Shelagh Rohlen • James Sandler • John Scharffenberger • Deborah G. Seymour • Pat Skala • Patricia Stone • Elizabeth Strain & David Strain • Anne Stuhldreher & Timothy Wirth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              •    Hon. Mark Leno                                          •    Naomi Mahoney & Theodore Tilles                                                                      •   Vishal & Hilary Makhijani                                                          •       Lisa & John                   Alexander Davis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           A board makes sure an organization has the wherewithal to meet its immediate goals, and oversees
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chair of Board Resources
                                                                    Mr. Mike J. Sullivan & Mr. Paul Loeffler                                                                            Susan Sutherland • Theodore & Phyllis Swindells • Patti Tsai • Mr. Albert W. Wald • Lee & Margaret Zeigler
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bonnie Guttman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the general direction and even spirit of a company. FUF has a pretty straightforward mission to plant
                                                                $500-999                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Chair of Development
                                                                Eduardo Aliaga                             •   Ms. Brenda M. Altman                                                     •   Ms. Judith Avery                                      •       Kate Banfield & Jason Banfield                                                                  •    Charles M. Barnett                                                  •   Mr. Alvin H. Baum, Jr.                                      •       Diane Benjamin                                        •   Mr. William I. Bernell                                                 •   Nordin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Anne Hector
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           trees and build community. Yet periodically our concept of ourselves needs to be reviewed. FUF’s
                                                                & Donna Blacker                                    •   Ms. Nancy L. Blair                                       •       Kathryn & John Blum                                                       •    Ms. Joan Bolduc & Ms. Marie Kelzer                                                                                  •   Kristin Brewe                              •      Dr. Timothy L. Bridge                                             •   Steven Brotherton                                                 •       Jonathan Bulkley                                   •   Jose      Chair of Finance
                                                                Capitan & Barbara Capitan                                                       •   Giuseepe & Anna Ciaravino                                                             •      Mr. & Mrs. David Clark                                                   •   Theresa Cole & Eric LeBoa                                                                    •   Ms. Leslie Crawford & Mr. Steve Fox                                                                           •   Walter Crump                                     •   Kristen & Jeff Daniel                                       Greg Conklin                             board of directors makes sure our goals are the right ones at the right time.
                                                                    Alexander Davis & Evette Davis                                                                      Noel E. Ellman                                               Nancy & Robert Farese                                                           Michael & Maya Farrah                                                             Bonnie Fisher & Boris Dramov                                                                        Mr. James Frankel & Ms. Louise Frankel                                                                                                   Kevin         Treasurer
Income Statement Summary
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                                                                Gardiner           •       Mr. Stan Grgich                                  •       Pete Hartigan                               •   Remy Hathaway                                         •       David B. Hecht & Laura Hecht                                                             •       Susan Herzig & Paul M. Hertzmann                                                                            •   Chris Holland                                •    Rob Hulteng                                     •   Su-Chen Hung                                   •   Nicholas              Cho Chan
                                                                Igneri & Kevin Feather • Douglas R. Johnson • Jonathan Joseph • Ms. Linda G. Kendall • Josephine Kennedy • Mardi Kildebeck • Rachel Kish • Ms. Kathy Klausner & Mr. Beni Strebel • Dorothy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 FUF is at a challenging, but exciting juncture, full     Cortez). “The benefits of an urban forest are so        of the opinion that the nonprofit will do a better
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chair of Programs
Revenue & Support                                               Knecht         •   Mr. Chip Koch & Ms. Patricia Stone                                                                                       •   Mr. Randall Laroche & Mr. David Laudon                                                                                            •   Toby & Gerry Levine                                                      •       Michael Light                       •   W. Thomas Lockard & Alix Marduel                                                                                       •   Judith Lucius                             •   Ann       Walter Crump, Jr.                        of threat and promise. In the last five years, our       multi-layered, so central to healthy communities.       job with the resources.”
                                                                Ludwig & Karl Ludwig                                               •   Ms. Gina Luzzi & Ms. Michelle Weston                                                                                            •   Heather Marlow                                     •   Andrew Martinez-Fonts                                                            •   Leigh Matthes                           •       Judith & Kim Maxwell                                                  •   Peter & Elizabeth Meier                                                            •   Katherine
Foundations                                $94,032 (8%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Marina Cazorla, Gregory Conklin,         government funding has been reduced from                 I see FUF only getting better and more ambitious,
                                                                Michiels           •   Jaideep Mulherkar                                            •   Esther Nichol & Charles Nichol                                                                            •   Anurag Nigam                               •   Laura L. Norrell                                  •   Karen O'Brien                                        •      Melva & James Pante                                     •       Will & Julia Parish                                               •   Nita Patel                           •       Regina Phelps                       •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Catherine Elliot, Eric Ethington,                                                                                                                         “After 25 years of street tree planting, FUF
Corporations                               $65,055 (5%)         Mr. Frank Raye                             •   Jutta Reichert                               •   Jonathan Richman & Nicole Montalbano                                                                                         •       Richard & Barbara Rosenberg                                                                       •    Rita D. Roti                         •   Charles J. Scarcello                                      •       Sharon & Lawrence Scuitto                                                                  •       Olivia E Sears                      •   Anne Hector, Sheila Kiernan,             61 percent to 38 percent, while our budget has           and at a crucial time when local solutions are
                                                                Mr. Tim Seufert & Ms. Yolanda Molette                                                                               •    Brian K. Standing                                        •       Ms. Suzanne Stassevitch & Mr. Jim Friedman                                                                                                       •   Emily Stauffer                             •    Gary & Kamala Sulentic-Mostert                                                                        •       Leslie Sullenger & Tim White                                                         Fran Martin, Anu Nigam, Mireille                                                                                                                          needs to re-evaluate the definition of the urban
Individuals                              $447,675 (37%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Schwartz, Tim Seufert,                   grown from $1 million per annum to $1.3 m. Find-         among the most rewarding efforts to address
                                                                •   Roselyne C. Swig                                   •   Jared Vermeil & Ragnar von Schiber                                                                                •    Isabel Wade & Jan Chernoff                                                              •       Mr. Larry Wasserman                                                      •   Nadine Weil                     •       Karen H. Wickre                                  •   David Wilson                                     •   William Woodruff                                           •   Mr. Tim
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Liz Westover
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            forest, and what role we have in promoting
Government                               $467,907 (40%)         A. Woodward & Ms. Maggie Woodward                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ing creative ways to get more solid financial sup-       broader environmental and social problems.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and protecting it.” So says new board president
(SF City 24%, CA State 16%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Advisory Committee                      port, while at the same time reducing the amount
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Brenda Altman, Scott Belser, Frank                                                                FUF enjoys a positive name-recognition perhaps          Mike Marshall, who consults to nonprofits on
Program Services                          $117,096 (9%)         Arienne Adamcikolva & Andrew Rostaing                                                                                •      F. Farrow Adamson                                         •       Jessica S. Anderson                                        •    Thorsten Anderson                                            •       Christi Azevedo & Katherine Catlos                                                                  •   John Banczak                                  •   Ms. Judith C. Barker & Ms. Linda
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fredericks, Linda Liebelt, Ann K.        of time and personnel we have to spend in rais-
                                                                Mitteness              •   Chris Bartle & Erin Glassman                                                                 •   James & Heather Beal                                                      •    Brian & Kathleen Bean                                              •       Bob Bednarz                                  •   Mr. Richard Bennett                                      •      Louise Berhau & Paolo Nicosia                                                                     •   Bill Berkson & Constance M.                                                                                                                                                            like no other nonprofit in the city; San Francis-       fundraising and strategic planning, sees “exciting
Interest and Other                         $15,890 (1%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ludwig, Regina Phelps, Michael           ing it, is a priority. Even faced with this challenge,
                                                                Lewallen           •   Jack Bernstine                                  •    Mary C. Betlach                                     •   Mr. Gary Beuschel & Dr. John Kruse                                                                           •   Mr. Alan C. Billingsley                                               •   Karen M. Birks                                •   Ms. Linda Blacketer                                       •    Jeff & Cecile Bodington • Amy Jean Boebel                                                                                               •   Mr.   Sullivan, Michael Yannetta                                                                        cans are overwhelmingly positive about our work.        greening initiatives around the country, which
Total Revenue & Support                $1,207,655 (100%)        Walter Bowman                              •   John F. Brown                                •   Lisa Brown & Daniel Handler                                                                   •   Michelle F. Browner                                     •       Darryl Burgess                               •   Jeremy E. Burnett                                      •      Mr. John Calaway                              •   Tom Cantrell & Robert F. Lane                                                                          •   Bloum Cardenas &                                                                             FUF is stronger than ever. We celebrated our 25th
                                                                Andre Cardenas • Ms. Christine Cariati & Mr. Cliff Gerrish • Aldo Carobene • Carla Carpentier                                                                                                                                                                                 •   J. Scott Case & Scott Elaine Case • William A. Caston, III                                                                                                                •   Jean Chang                               •   Linda J. Chaput                                •       Mr. Peter G.                   Sta≈                                                                                             While we ponder ways to broaden the reach of            are potentially transferable here. Specifically,
                                                                Chase • Ms. Alicia Chazen • Ms. Eleanor A. Clayton • Annette M. Clear & Michael Begert • Mr. Bruce Cohen & Ms. Gale Mondry • Daniel Cohen • Dr. Seymour I. Cohen • Mario Cole • Danielle Conrad                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           anniversary last year, and again raised the roof
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    this emotional capital, we are also tasked with         I think the board is interested in engaging the
Expenses                                                        & Hemant H. Shah • Elizabeth Corden & Kenneth Shannon • Shirley Costello • Mr. Clifford A. Cranna, Jr. • Bradford Crowell • Ann & Walter Crump, Sr. • Michael & Patricia Damsgaard • Bruce N. Davis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kelly Quirke                             again this year with Arcadia, our annual fund-rais-
                                                                •   Evie & Matt Davis • Ms. Laureen De Buono • Tara Delaney • Zack Derich & Thais Derich • Helen & Raj Desai • Karen Donovan & Robert Aydlett • Renita L. Drake • B.J. Droubi • Diane DuBois • Mr.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ext. 107, kelly@fuf.net                                                                           fulfilling concrete responsibilities. FUF has planted   city in greening backyards, in landscaping more
Programs                                  $939,214 (77%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   er (see page 2). Awareness of greening is at an
                                                                & Mrs. Brendan Dyson                                           •       Horacio Estrada & Stewart F. McDonald                                                                                      •   Dr. Paul Feigenbaum & Dr. Judy Kemeny                                                                                    •       Scott Ferguson & Kate Hanson                                                        •   Brian L. Ferrall & Laurie K. Poston                                                                                •       George & Susan                          Program Director                                                                                  over 40,000 trees, which is stupendous; yet there       public space, in creating rooftop gardens. We
General & Administration                  $175,758 (14%)        Fesus • Mr. & Mrs. John J. Fisher • Jim Flanagan • Ms. MaryStella Flynn • Sara Flynn & Don Libbey • Donald J. Frediani & Renata Gasperi • Edward & Pat Friedrichs • Mr. James Frost & Ms. Janet Schek                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Doug Wildman                             all-time high, and FUF is uniquely situated to help
                                                                Frost • Allison Geballe • Fif Ghobadian • Casey & Keith Giarman • Diane Gibson • Gillian Gillett • Mr. Paul Gillis & Dr. JoAnn Gillis • Kimberly Ginther-Webster & William C. Webster • Lalena Porro Goard                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ext. 109, doug@fuf.net                                                                            are sites in the city for triple the amount. At the     definitely want to expand our advocacy and
Fundraising                               $143,327 (9%)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    people make a concrete difference.
                                                                & Craig Goard                          •   William W. Godward                                           •   Derek Gordon & Arturo Fernandez                                                                          •   Ms. Suzanne M. Gorte                                                      •   Susan Green & David Thompson                                                                        •   Leah Greenblat                               •    Ray Greenwell                                       •   Sallie & Dick Griffith                                         •   Mr.   Planting Managers                                                                                 same time it has become clear in urban forestry         education efforts.”
Total Expenses                         $1,258,299 (100%)        Ralph Guggenheim & Ms. Marsha Mignon Guggenheim                                                                                                                      •   Bonnie Guttman                                      •   Ms. Shelly Guyer & Mr. Thomas Huntington                                                                                                 •      Charles S. Haas                           •       Mr. David Harnden & Dr. Susan Bailey                                                                                         •       Thomas &                  Christian Drake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ext. 100, christian@fuf.net              FUF was essentially founded by its first board           all across the country that maintenance is as
                                                                Gloria Hart                •       Mr. Sam Haskins                                      •       Wynne Hayakawa                                       •       Anne Hector                               •   Darian Heyman                                  •       Steven Hieger & Francisco Fernandez                                                                                 •   Gretchen C. Hillenbrand                                                •       Janet Hoffman                                       •   John & Molly Hooper                                          •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            While Kelly Quirke functions as FUF’s governing
                                                                Theresa & Richard Horrigan                                                  •       Carolee Houser                                  •       Mr. Wade Hover & Ms. Bet Hover                                                                       •   Mathew & Shirley Hudson                                                            •      Mr. William Hudson                                      •   Robert & Judy Huret                                           •   Michael Iriarte • Annabelle Ison & Dan                                                                               Mei Ling Hui                             of directors, over 25 years ago. Today, our board        important as planting for insuring the health
                                                                Mahoney • Charles & Frances Jackson • Dan Joraanstad & Robert Hermann • Ruth S. Kadish & Morrie Kadish • Elizabeth Kaplan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •   Monroe and Joanne Kaplan • Laura R. Kaufman                                                                                                            •   Sara Kaufman                        •
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ext. 111, meiling@fuf.net                                                                                                                                 intelligence, both setting the scope of our vision
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Data Administrator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           is populated with an amazingly diverse group,            and longevity of our trees.
                                                                Mr. Stuart Kaufman                                     •   Peter & Nancy Keane                                              •       Ms. Adena Kershner & Ms. Mindy Kershner                                                                                           •   Kristi Kimball                               •   Ms. Elizabeth King                                        •    Robert B. Klausner • Tal Klein                                                         •    Nancy Klokner & David Wiseblood                                                                         •                                                                                                                                                             and making sure the nuts-and-bolts of the work
                                                                Damon Knox                         •    Mr. Stephen Koch & Ms. Kathryn Nyrop                                                                                         •   Kate Kramer & Sven Thesen                                                                •   George & Mary Ksander                                                            •       Jordan & Tara Kurland                                   •   Ann La Cosse                                      •   John M. Lehnert                                          •   Donald Leonard &                                    Brian Tsai                               all passionate about greening. An accountant, a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ext. 105, briantsai@fuf.net                                                                       Two-year board member Tim Seufert, a consultant         get done, and while our exemplary staff perform
Balance Sheet Summary                                           Marvin Edwards • Asriel Levin & Carmela Charit
                                                                                                                                                                                                            •   Meagan S. Levitan & Dale Carson
                                                                    Jill & Richard Maisto • Mr. Milton Marks III • Michael & Kristen McCarthy • Stewart McDowell • rebecca mcmullen • Justin McSharry • Lucia Ann McSpadden • William Medigovich & Thomas R. Houran
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     •    Elaine Lissner                               •   Mr. Barry Livingston & Mrs. Carol Livingston                                                                                        •   Joan Loeffler • Thomas Lorch & Wendy Portnuff
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           lawyer, a technology entrepreneur—the skill sets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    with local governments across California on             responsibilities that range from managing
                                                                •   Sean Meehan                            •   Peter & Caryl Mezey                                          •   Dr. Walter Miller • A. Robert Moog                                                                       •   Leslie Morgan                                •   Pat & Nancy Murphy                                                       •   Margaret D. Nelson & Winston W. Montgomery                                                                                                •   Ms. Shirley Osumi • Anneke &                                                             Sunder Sujan                             represent a microcosm of San Francisco. As
Assets                                                          Jack Oswald • Mr. Lloyd Paff • Mary J. Parrish • Christopher H. Pederson • Christine Pielenz • Cynthia & Dennis Piontkowski • Mrs. Gertrude B. Platt • Beverly Prior • Erik R. Puknys & Colleen Kavanagh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ext. 106, sunder@fuf.net                                                                          special financing districts, focuses his contribution   plantings to community outreach, the board is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           executive director Kelly Quirke puts it, “These
Current Assets                           $507,886               •   Kelly Quirke                    •      Mr. Willem Racke                                     •   Andrew Ramer                                 •       Kimberly Reid                                 •   Victoria Rideout                               •       John J. Riley                        •   Rich & Michelle Riley                                                 •   Greg Ritter & Louisa Ritter                                                    •    Toni & Arthur Rock                                               •   Aaron M. Roland                                 •   Education Coordinator                                                                             on “trying to energize the organization towards         able to bring an extra level of conceptualization
                                                                Charles Roppel                             •   Susanna Russo & Dwight Smith                                                                      •   Isabelle Salvadori                                      •   Karen Saux & Stephane Saux                                                                        •   Dr. Samuel Scarlett                                           •    Anita Susan Schindler                                         •       Peter Schmitz & Laurel Elkjer                                                                   •   Mr. Victoria                  Nancy Strahan                            are real people, committing time and personal
Property and Equipment                     $19,022                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ext. 108, nancy@fuf.net                                                                           diversification of revenue sources with a defined       and care to the ongoing question: what are
                                                                Schwartz & Ms. Mariana Smith • Ms. Dinah P. Shaw • Mr. John A. Sigel • Dylan Simonds • Ms. Gabrielle Solomon & Mr. David Solomon • Ellen Spertus & Keith Golden • Bonnie Spindler • Mr. Scott
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           resources to what they believe in.”
Deposits                                   $19,998              Staub      •   Ms. Paula Steinway                                               •   Mr. Robert Stevenson                                             •       Marc Straka                               •   Donald Stroh                          •       Sara Anne Syer                                •   Mr. Stephen Taber & Ms. Sarah Taber                                                                             •   Leslie Thieriot                                   •   Soledad Thieriot                                         •       Mr. & Mrs. Arthur                           Outreach Coordinator                                                                              development plan.”                                      we about? The entity of FUF is not just located
                                                                Tropp      •   L. Jim Turhaim                                  •   Lynne & Bill Twist                                       •       Deborah Udin                         •       Francesca Vietor & Mark Hertsgaard                                                                            •   Robert Walker & Jeff Dandurand                                                                      •   Bella Watson                            •   Mr. & Mrs. Paul L. Wattis                                                          •       Patricia M. Weiss                           •   Suzanne Gavin
Total Assets                             $546,906                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ext. 101, suzanne@fuf.net                Marina Cazorla has been on FUF’s board for                                                                       at our offices in the Presidio, but essentially in
                                                                Cynthia Weldon & James Weldon                                                                   •   Ms. Linda A. Werner & Ms. Nancy Johnson                                                                                                  •   Linda West & Peter Zadovsky                                                                       •   Sandra Wexler                           •       Bill Wilkinson & Tom Given                                                        •       Nancy O'Donnell Willis                                                     •   Claudia                                                                                                             Board member Anu Nigram is a “serial entrepre-
                                                                Wornum • Robin Wright • Mr. Robert C. Wrisley • Mr. Donald L. Wyler & Ms. Susan Wyler                                                                                                                                                                                 •   Ms. Carol Yaggy & Ms. Mary Twomey                                                                                •   Mr. Emil Zollinger                                                                                                                                                                                 Tree Care Coordinator                    almost six years. “I joined the board because                                                                    every neighborhood of San Francisco where we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ellyn Shea                                                                                        neur” who has been involved in six start-ups.
Liabilities & Net Assets                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ext. 102, ellyn@fuf.net                  I was looking for a long-term way to be involved                                                                 have planted, or will plant, trees. Indeed, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nigram believes nonprofits are functioning in a
Current Liabilities                       $131,575                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Volunteer Services Coordinator           in community environmental work. After attending                                                                 many stakeholders involved in FUF bring to mind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reed Milnes                                                                                       changing environment, and have become “the
Net Assets                                $415,331                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ext. 103, reed@fuf.net                   some plantings and tree maintenance activities,                                                                  an analogous hive—our executive director, staff,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    first layer between community and government.”
Total Liabilities & Net Assets $546,906                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Editor                                   I was sold on being part of such a wonderfully                                                                   board, and our truly appreciated donors are all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mary Ellen Hannibal                                                                               Put another way, “people are more willing to give
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  meh@znet.com                             tangible and powerful effort.” In her day job,                                                                   like cooperative bees, venturing far and wide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to a nonprofit like FUF to plant trees than they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Design                                   Marina has worked on California coastal and                                                                      on behalf of our organization. Our constituency
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ashton Abeck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    are to pay higher taxes for the government to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           marine conservation for over seven years, and                                                                    is nothing less than the entire, multi-celled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the same thing. They are more passionate about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           has just begun doing the same sort of work                                                                       community of the city.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Printed with soy-based inks                                                                       having a direct connection to the cause, and are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  on forest-free paper.                    on behalf of the Gulf of California (the Sea of
 Tree Care Chronicles       Permeable Sidewalks by Mei Ling Hui, Planting Manager

Last year the Permeable Sidewalk Landscaping Permit was passed,                                                                                                                                                                  Friends of the Urban Forest
creating a unique opportunity for increasing greenery in San Francisco.
This permit allows property owners to create gardens in
the sidewalk by removing strips of concrete along the curb.
These gardens have the potential to provide numerous eco-
                                                                           by up to 12 percent. Landscaping has long been shown
                                                                           to significantly increase the value of a property. In some
                                                                           cases, this permit may be the only opportunity a building
                                                                                                                                                     Removing three-square feet of concrete, the typical
                                                                                                                                                     size of a sidewalk flag, reduces the amount of rainfall
                                                                                                                                                     run-off by five gallons for every inch of rain that falls.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Annual Report                                                                                            Tree Planting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In 2006, FUF planted 1,187 trees, compared to 773
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       trees planted in 2004. We obtained permits, removed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sidewalk concrete, supplied tools and materials, and

logical and economic benefits to our urban environment.                    owner has to landscape their property.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      selected, purchased, delivered, and planted the trees.
                                                                                                                                                     Perhaps most interesting to those of us here at FUF,
Studies have shown that plants and landscaped areas can
                                                                           Replacing concrete with plants has distinct environmental                 these gardens reduce the amount of concrete around a                                                                                                                              25 years of tree planting:
make us safer, happier, and wealthier.
                                                                           effects. Greenery absorbs heat from the sun, while concrete               tree and thus reduce the effect trees and sidewalk have                                                                                                                             1607 planted: Bayview
Sidewalk gardens have been shown to reduce the speed                       reflects it back into the atmosphere. This absorption of                  on each other. This results in both healthier trees and                                                                                                                            2853 planted: Bernal Heights
of traffic. They create a physical and mental barrier between              solar energy reduces the so-called Urban Heat Island effect,              in less concrete that needs to be maintained. And while                                                                                                                              502 planted: Crocker-Amazon
the street and the sidewalk, and help keep pedestrians,                    a phenomenon which can significantly alter surrounding                    these garden spaces have the same requirements of                                                                                                                                     37 planted: Downtown
children, and pets out of harm’s way. In creating a street                 ecosystems and increase the amount of energy used in                      passable space for pedestrian traffic as trees do, they                                                                                                                             1193 planted: Eureka Valley
that is evidently more cared for, they can reduce crime.                   the city. Open areas absorb more rainfall, greatly aiding                 can be installed in areas where trees can’t be planted                                                                                                                              1790 planted: Excelsior
Greener sidewalk spaces encourage residents to spend                       our sewer system to function effectively. In San Francisco’s              due to proximity of existing utility lines, street corners,                                                                                                                          749 planted: Glen Park
more time outside and around their homes, thus increasing                  sewer system, building waste is mixed with street water                   or other infrastructure.                                                                                                                                                             504 planted: Haight-Ashbury
neighborhood involvement and awareness of activities on                    runoff before it is processed, or cleaned. In periods of                                                                                                                                                                                                      1628 planted: Hayes Valley
                                                                                                                                                     In the next issue of Treescapes, Mei Ling will discuss
the street. Studies indicate that more plants increase the                 high rain fall, our sewer system can't handle the volume                                                                                                                                                                                                       844 planted: Hunters Point
                                                                                                                                                     relevant regulations on permeable sidewalks.
amount of time a shopper stays in a commercial district,                   of water that passes through it. The combined sewage is                                                                                                                                                                                                       1540 planted: Inner Richmond
and even increase the amount of money they spend there                     released directly into the bay without being cleaned.                                                                                                                                                                                                         1692 planted: Inner Sunset
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          216 planted: Lakeside

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FUF 2006 Annual Report ED and Board President’s Message                                                    400 planted: Marina
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4567 planted: Mission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2719 planted: Mt. Davidson

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              25 years, 40,000 trees—                                                                                     507 planted: Nob Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2066 planted: Noe Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1516 planted: OMI

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that was our message                                                                                       1434 planted: Outer Richmond
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2056 planted: Outer Sunset
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          663 planted: Pacific Heights

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              for 2006.                                                                                                   783 planted: Parkside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          874 planted: Portola
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1334 planted: Potrero Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          385 planted: Presidio Heights
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In 1981, a handful of dedicated municipal tree advocates with an                                             68 planted: Presidio of San Francisco

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              inspired vision of a more verdant San Francisco created Friends of                                         1001 planted: Russian Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1995 planted: SOMA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the Urban Forest (FUF). In 2006 we, the keepers of that dream,                                              411 planted: Telegraph Hill
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              celebrated their initiative as well as the achievements of thousands                                        763 planted: Tenderloin
1. Thad Povey and Janet Bishop 2. Paul Madonna, Joen Madonna, and Kelly Quirke 3. Leigh Matthes and Liz Westover 4. Ellyn Shea and Auctioneer, Risley Sams 5. Kelly Quirke,                                                                                                                                                                79 planted: Twin Peaks
Susan MacTavish Best, Jim Buckmaster, and Mike Sullivan 6. Kristin Brewe, Gary Tolman, and Amber Bieg 7. Mark Ulriksen and Kelly Quirke                                                                                       of tree enthusiasts, who have since literally transformed the city.                                         209 planted: Upper Market

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Throughout San Francisco, residents and leaders recognized what a                                          1080 planted: USF
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          438 planted: Visitacion Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              barren streetscape we’d inhabit today if all these trees—numbering
 by Amber Bieg                          The Green Glitterati                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              781 planted: Western Addition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              more than all the trees in Golden Gate Park—had not been planted
On April 23, Friends of the Urban Forest hosted our                        Over 100 artists contributed their work, raising $185,000                 auction. Auctioneer Risley Sams, assisted by FUF’s very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              by FUF volunteers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tree Care
bi-annual art auction: Arcadia 2007. Over 500 attendees                    to plant and maintain trees in San Francisco. Esurance,                   own Ellyn Shea, kept the bidding rolling. Elated art buyers                                                                                                                       FUF provided tree care services, including structural
paraded down the green carpet to Cal Modern Gallery.                       Arcadia’s presenting sponsor, led the way, as CEO Gary                    including FUF board memeber Anne Hector, won their bids                                                                                                                           pruning, hardware adjustment, and health inspection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Moreover, 2006 was the year that the “green train” left the station. Due mostly to the success of        for over 1,400 trees. We visited these trees at the
Brightly illuminated trees highlighted the usually stark                   Tolman, and Director of Brand, Kristin Brewe celebrated                   and celebrated with friends.
central Market streetscape with a vision both inspiring                    with artists, collectors and FUF supporters.                                                                                                       An Inconvenient Truth, awareness of the plight of our planet and a green city’s role as part of the      two-month, the 18-month, and the three-year mark.
and eco-friendly.                                                                                                                                    CapirasoBing Consulting and Melons Catering kept the                     solution, motivated citizens to get involved. From community-based tree plantings to tree tours,         FUF’s Neighborhood Small Tree Rescue Network
                                                                           Curated by Christine Cariati and Janet Bishop, of SFMOMA,                 party happy and well-fed. FUF thanks all the supporters                                                                                                                           helped rescue nearly 350 trees city-wide. Our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              from tree-pruning workshops to our daily tree maintenance efforts, from our youth tree care program
When you mix art lovers and tree huggers, add some Grey                    the quality of art was at its finest. Well known pieces from              and volunteers for their generous contributions in helping                                                                                                                        volunteer network, supported by staff, continues
Goose vodka, and stir, the result is a fantastic evening.                  artists such as Barry McGee, Claire Rojas, Paul Madonna,                  make Arcadia 2007 an overwhelming success.                               to our holiday tree promotion, FUF joined with San Franciscans to step up and take action to make
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to prevent early tree loss at a very low cost—thus
Arcadia 2007 was FUF’s most successful fundraiser yet.                     and Mark Ulriksen, inspired pocket books during the live                                                                                           our 49-square-miles a beacon of community, collaboration, and action.                                    preventing the need to replace more trees.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In this annual report, we are pleased to highlight our collective achievements. Nearly half of all the   Volunteers
JUNE                                                                                               JULY                                            AUGUST                                                                     street trees in the city have been planted by FUF, yet there are more than 100,000 sidewalk spaces       455 volunteers chipped in over 3,659 hours to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with tree planting, tree care, office work, and other
saturday                 saturday                saturday                 saturday                 saturday                saturday                saturday                   saturday                saturday                where trees still need to be planted. Clearly all of us working together have accomplished a great
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       important contributions to our urban forest. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              deal—and much is left to be done.
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                                                 NOE VALLEY BASIN
                                                                          INNER SUNSET TREE
                                                                                                   LOWER HAIGHT TREE
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thank you for your participation, inspiration and support. We look forward to your continued
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       could not do our work without them, and would not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       want to. Community-building is the heart and soul
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              San Francisco a greener, healthier, and safer place to live.                                             Education and Advocacy
Please RSVP with                                                                                                                                   Please RSVP with                                                                                                                                                                    We are now in the 12th year of our Youth Program.
Christian Drake x.100                                                                                                                              Mei Ling Hui x.110
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Since 1995, over 260 youth from underserved
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       communities have learned important job skills, like
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       timeliness, efficiency, job retention, and resume
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       writing. Youth learn how to plant, prune, and care
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Kelly Quirke                                               Mike Marshall                                 for street trees, performing important maintenance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Executive Director                                         President, Board of Directors                 at the 18- and 36-month marks.

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