William L. Jones was born and raised in Chester, Pennsylvania, half an hour south of Philadelphia along the Delaware River. A member of the Chester City Shade Tree Commission, Bill traces his love of trees to his happy childhood, with its echoes in the photographs he shows us of his son's early years. As he tells us: "I believe that young trees, like young people, need personal care if they are to thrive and mature." He shared this story in February 2013 during a workshop organized by The Truth About Trees in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, with support from the National Science Foundation.

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