Apr 7, 2012

Tree Removals Posted (post updated 4/11/12)

Update: Rec and Park has explained that some of these trees will be pruned, not removed. In addition to the eight trees pictured, two more trees were also identified by the department for pruning. Four of the trees are to be removed while six are to be pruned. See more details below. 

Rec and Park has posted notices of planned removal on several trees in the Panhandle, "due to health and/or structural issues." I found eight. I've called the phone number listed and asked for more information.

Trees west of Masonic (8):
1. Monterey cypress near playground
update: tree #363 to be pruned 

2. Eucalyptus near Oak @ Clayton
 tree #371 to be removed

3. Blackwood acacia @ Oak near Cole
tree #382 to be removed

4. Monterey Cypress @ Fell near Cole
Tree #297 to be pruned

5. Eucalyptus @ Fell between Ashbury and Clayton
Trees #302 to be pruned
Note: Not pictured - nearby tree #305 to be pruned

6. Eucalyptus @ Oak between Masonic and Ashbury
Tree #350 to be pruned

7. Eucalyptus @ Oak just west of Masonic
Tree #349 to be removed
Trees east of Masonic (2):
8. Eucalyptus @ Fell just east of Masonic
Tree #315 to be removed

9. Not pictured: 
Tree #342 to be pruned. Near Oak just east of Central 

Continued update: This work is happening with funding and planning approved by voters in the 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. A community open house about the Golden Gate Park Forestry Project is scheduled for April 26, 6pm-7:30pm, at the SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park. See the Forestry project page for more information about the park forestry program and for a flyer about this meeting on April 26.

Join us at our community workday this weekend for an optional discussion about the tree removals and pruning.


  1. Thumbs up guys your doing a really good job.


  2. The scariest thing about trees is that we keep them around as long as possible, forget to pay attention to them, then one day you hear of a fatal branch landing on someone. Good lookout! Keep it up!!

    -Samudaworth Tree Service
    Tree Pruning Brooklyn

  3. Which tree care company has accomplished the removal and pruning jobs? The trees marked with white are all large and giant trees, who so ever had done the job might be very experienced!
    healdsburg tree service