Bay Tree Design, inc. specializes in EcoSchool Design®

Bay Tree Design, inc. is a women-owned landscape architecture and planning firm in Berkeley, CA.  Our work seeks to create beautiful, functional spaces that reflect ecological design principles, green building practices, and edible and native planting palettes. We offer environmental planning, landscape architecture and horticultural design services for residential, commercial, and educational settings.

Bay Tree Design assists school communities, and those who care about them, in transforming asphalt-covered school grounds into vibrant, multi-faceted environments for outdoor learning and play.


The EcoSchool Design® consulting services provided by Bay Tree Design, inc. include:

Master planning, design development, construction drawings, and construction oversight for all types of children's outdoor environments including school grounds, parks, children's museums, streetscapes, and other settings

Participatory master planning processes for green schoolyards that engage students, teachers, school district staff, families, and other school community members in site design and stewardship

Vibrant slide presentations at public venues such as conferences and bookstores

Schoolyard design ideas and information published in articles, books, and on this website.


For more information about Bay Tree Design, inc.'s services, please see or contact environmental planner Sharon Danks or landscape architect Lisa Howard