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Drought Trees

  • Among the street trees that have become critically stressed include a handful that are adjacent to vacant lots such as this one on Wagner Drive.

    Among the street trees that have become critically stressed incl...

  • Trees in June Vail park have lost most of their leaves as the City of Claremont cuts back on watering parks.

    Trees in June Vail park have lost most of their leaves as the Ci...

  • The mid-day sun pokes through a critically stressed street tree on Miramar Avenue. Several of the streets on Miramar are showing sings of stress while others are doing much better.

    The mid-day sun pokes through a critically stressed street tree ...

  • A few street tress in Claremont have already died as a result of the drought, or perhaps other factors, such as this one on Black Hill Drive.

    A few street tress in Claremont have already died as a result of...

  • Barnabas Path explains to Vicky Matias how to best use the soaker hose last week in south Claremont. Ms. Matias has two of the 101 critically stressed street trees identified by city officials and was provided with two of the drought “toolkits”

    Barnabas Path explains to Vicky Matias how to best use the soake...

  • Tree Action Group co-founder Barnabas Path speaks with Claremont resident Bill Archer about watering the street tree in Mr. Archer’s front yard. Mr. Archer insisted that the tree had been slowly dying for years and no amount of water was going to save its

    Tree Action Group co-founder Barnabas Path speaks with Claremont...

  • Barnabas Path removes “toolboxes” from his vehicle last week while canvassing a south Claremont neighborhood as a drought tree volunteer for the city. The bags contained either soaker hoses or tree bags

    Barnabas Path removes “toolboxes” from his vehicle last week...