Latest Urban forest Stories
New survey commissioned by The Morton Arboretum finds the majority of Chicago-area residents are concerned about region’s tree loss, yet are unsure how to help trees in their neighborhoods.
1 in 5 five trees along the Colorado Front Range are ash trees and will eventually succumb to emerald ash borer if left unprotected.
As America’s thoughts turn toward the NFL, NBA & NHL season openings, and the MLB playoffs, many pro sports teams are working with their local communities to plant trees CHAMPAIGN,
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) and CSX are partnering with local greening organizations to strengthen and reestablish urban tree canopies.
In the first broad-scale estimate of air pollution removal by trees nationwide, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms.
Professional urban forester and arborist Michael Allen shares his experience and expertise in ‘Dr.
Summitt Energy plants 18,000 trees in honour of EverGreen Program Homeowners' Commitment to Energy Conservation TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Trees offer homeowners more than
In the first effort to estimate the overall impact of a city’s urban forest on concentrations of fine particulate pollution (particulate matter less than 2.5 microns, or PM2.5), a U.S. Forest Service and Davey Institute study found that urban trees and forests are saving an average of one life every year per city.
According to a new study, urban trees store a total of over 700 million tons of carbon at an estimated value of $50 billion. The trees also take in an additional 21 million tons of new carbon each year at a value of about $1.5 billion.
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