Trees & Landscaping Committee

The purpose of the Trees and Landscape Committee is to assist in the greening and beauty of Los Osos in order to achieve healthy, appropriate trees and landscaping throughout the community.

Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom.

LOCAC Members: Yael Korin—Chair, Tim Carstairs, Larry Bender.  

Public Members: Lisa Denker, Paul Hershfield, Linde Owen, Cindy Roessler.

agendas & minutes & Zoom Recordings

Zoom Link to meeting:
Topic: Trees and Landscape
Time: Oct 12, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Link to the August 10, 2020 Zoom meeting recording:

The link to the July 13, 2020 Zoom meeting recording: 
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The two documents discussed at the July and August meetings regarding the El Morro Trail/Bike Path are linked below:

(For archive agendas and minutes click HERE.)

Our Latest Project

The LOCAC Trees and Landscape subcommittee and the affiliated non-profit Los Osos Bear Roots Tree & Landscape group, with the help of community volunteers, the locally-based landscape firm Botanica Nova, County Parks and Recreation, and 55 cadets from the Grizzly Academy, planted 15 trees on February 7th and 8th at the Los Osos Community Park. This was the largest, and most successful, project to plant trees in Los Osos, where so many have been lost in the last decade.

The project was moved forward by community volunteers, park management led by Rangers Bob Yetter (now retired) and new Head Ranger, Lasca Gaylord. However it could not have happened without funds donations of $2600 from community members, $1000 from the County and material donated by Central Coast Landscape Products of San Luis Obispo.

Work started Friday led by early-rising volunteers with shovels in hand, and was completed on Saturday with the amazing help of a busload of hard working Grizzly Academy members. These young men, ranging in age from 16 to 18 years, did much of the heavy work, digging 4 ft by 4ft holes and lifting the 300 pound trees into place. There was pizza for all after more than 5 hours of work.

Please become part of the LOCAC Trees and Landscape subcommittee and help plan future projects.  We meet on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 in the small meeting room at the Community Center.

Visit Los Osos Bear Roots – Tree & Landscape Group at: