Current Research Projects

The Britton Fund is dedicated to the awarding of research grants in the field of arboriculture with emphasis on issues inherent to the geographic area of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii.

Research outcomes are shared online and through publications, seminars, and conferences. 

Active and recently completed projects:


Recently awarded! Trends in Native Tree Plantings in Urban California:  Where are trees native in the urban environment? Dr. Matt Ritter, Dr. Jenn Yost, Cami Pawlik (graduate student and Western Chapter Scholarship recipient). $8,000