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2011-04-08 00:00:28

Deep Root and Kestrel Design Group released its Lifecycle Cost Analysis: Investment vs. Returns for Healthy Urban Trees.

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2010-11-02 06:55:00

Along with energy conservation and storm-water reduction, scientists may soon be adding crime-fighting to the list of benefits that urban trees provide.

2010-03-25 11:26:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --TreeVitalize--an initiative to plant one million trees and restore tree cover in Pennsylvania's 14 metropolitan areas--is offering citizens the opportunity to learn about planting and caring for trees, according to Department of Conservation and Natural Resources acting Secretary John Quigley.

2010-01-11 10:51:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., a leading manufacturer of handheld outdoor power equipment, has renewed its title sponsorship for the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the TREE Fund.

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2009-05-09 08:05:00

Trees positioned to shade the west and south sides of a house may decrease summertime electric bills by 5 percent on average, according to a recent study of California homes by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

2009-02-04 14:16:00

Leader in outdoor power equipment takes lead role in America's largest fundraising event for tree research VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading outdoor power equipment manufacturer STIHL Inc.

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2009-01-05 15:46:59

A recent study shows that shade trees on the west and south sides of a house in California can reduce a homeowner's summertime electric bill by about $25 a year.

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2008-12-10 14:33:47

US Forest Service scientists at the Center for Urban Forest Research are providing online software that can show users how much carbon dioxide an urban tree in California has sequestered in its lifetime and the past year.

2008-11-04 09:00:13

TORONTO, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Givex, a global provider of closed loop card technologies including gift, loyalty and other stored value programs announced today the successful planting of 2,500 trees in British Columbia by Tree Canada as part of Givex's reforestation program.

2008-07-30 09:00:45

By Sam Bennett The Portland Bureau of Environmental Services is looking to substantially increase the city's tree canopy.


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