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September 29, 2022

Douglas fir

Scientific name: Pseudotsuga menziesii Description: The Douglas fir is the largest native evergreen tree in New Mexico and Arizona. It is the most important timber species in […]
September 19, 2022

Bigtooth Maple

Bigtooth Maple Scientific name: Acer grandidentatum Description: This small-but-mighty, slow-growing tree or shrub is often used in the production of newer, fancier maple cultivars such as the […]
September 7, 2022

Netleaf Hackberry

Scientific name: Celtis laevigata var. reticulata Alternate Names: Western Hackberry, Sugarberry, Paloblanco Description: This small tree or large shrub is common throughout the Southwest and grows to […]
August 31, 2022

Bees and Trees that Please in New Mexico

Bees and Trees that Please in New Mexico Dr. Olivia Carril & Dr. Paul Polechla In two of every three bites of food we take, we […]
August 31, 2022

Arizona Ash

Arizona Ash is a fantastic desert shade tree and has an enjoyable shape and a (relatively) cool shade in summer. However, it grows to become a […]
August 24, 2022

Ponderosa Pine

Scientific names: Pinus ponderosa Alternate Names: Western Yellow Pine, Blackjack Pine Description: An evergreen, open-branched tree forming an open pyramid when young, becoming a short-conical head in age. […]
June 27, 2022

2022 ABC Tree Stewards Graduation

Tree New Mexico on behalf of the ABC Tree Steward Program Partners recently announced the graduation of 16 new tree stewards. A graduation celebration was held […]
June 15, 2022

Why Tree New Mexico is Anti-Herbicides

Why Tree New Mexico is Anti-Herbicides Herbicides are singular in purpose. They kill broad-leafed plants that we consider weeds. Unfortunately, weed-killers are not selective and trees […]
November 22, 2021

2021 Tree Steward Graduates

On November 13th, 2021, nine trainees graduated from the 2021 ABC Tree Steward program. After completing 14 weeks of intense training Bette Allen, Ann Beyke, Claire […]