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Thank you for your interest in contacting us. We welcome queries about the trees on campus, suggestions and tree-related stories for this site, reports of any errors, and comments on what you like about this site. For tree maintenance please contact Stanford Grounds Services.

Sairus Patel has been co-editor of the award-winning Trees of Stanford website since 2014. His guest lectures and tree tours for Stanford classes, dorms, and departments present the history of his alma mater through an arboreal lens. He’s served on the board of Canopy, Palo Alto’s urban forest non-profit, teaching tree identification and photographing for Canopy’s online tree catalog. During his seven years on the board of Pacific Horticulture Society he was editorial assistant of its quarterly journal.

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John Rawlings, co-editor, formed the Trees of Stanford website in 2003 while researching the book Trees of Stanford and Environs. In 2014 he retired from an extensive career at Stanford University Libraries. He is an affiliate of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve, where he does field work and maintains the herbarium website. John and naturalist Ken Hickman are in their sixth year of surveys for Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, currently working on an inventory of locally rare plants in the Santa Cruz Mountains Bioregion, in collaboration with botanists Toni Corelli and Dylan Neubauer.

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