Creating a Healthy Urban Forest Video Series

The Cambridge Urban Forestry Division has developed a series of three videos with the goal of creating a healthy urban forest. With a little help from our residents and neighbors, our city trees will thrive. The first video demonstrates how to properly fill a Gator Bag to ensure that newly planted trees have a sufficient water supply required to help them reach maturity.  
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GATOR BAG2

The second video demonstrates how to properly maintain a tree well, keeping them free from debris and weeds to promote tree health.
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Tree well

The third video describes the DPW Water by Bike / Tree Ambassador Program.
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Tree Watering Bike


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