Welcome to SFTrees - my name is Mike Sullivan, and this is my place
for information about information I've collected and want to share about
San Francisco's trees. I hope you enjoy it!
Francisco Landmark Trees San Francisco has
an amazing variety of trees - not just in its parks, but on its
streets. This is where you
can find San Francisco's landmark trees, listed by species. The
best ginkgo, the best liquidambar, etc. It's also a resource where you can find
unusual trees that are rare in San Francisco - currently over 220 trees are
My book, Trees of San Francisco, has been published by
Pomegranate Press. 100+ photos of landmark San Francisco trees, 7
neighborhood tours of the Castro, Cole Valley, Potrero Hill, Pacific Heights,
Financial District, the Mission, and Parnassus Heights, and over 200 landmark
trees identified. Help this first-time author, and buy the book!
Book Update Here's
where you can find updates and errata for Trees of San Francisco.
Trees! Try your hand at identifying these
"mystery" street trees that have stumped me.
Press Press about this web site
and Trees of San Francisco
Tree Survey Read about my survey
of 4,000 trees in San Francisco, and find out which trees thrive in San
Feature Every month, we'll cover a topic of interest to San
Francisco tree-lovers. Check in every month!
Valley Project If you live in San Francisco's Cole Valley, this is your opportunity to get
FREE tree care from trained, certified arborists who live in the
neighborhood. It's our experiment to see if we can take care of our
trees in a very San Francisco, neighbor-helps-neighbor way.
a Tree Want to
plant a tree on your own? Here's some helpful info about local
nurseries that will help get you started.
of the Urban Forest This fantastic nonprofit
group is THE urban forestry organization in San Francisco.
Whether it's organizing a tree planting in your neighborhood, helping with tree care or
getting involved with education programs, FUF can help. FUF does its
community-based work with lots of volunteer labor and $$$ from people like you, so click
here to learn how you can help.
C San Francisco Join
this fast-growing organization dedicated to improving San Francisco's
quality of life (including more trees!)