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2011-09-30 13:40:00

Grants will support the development of new geospatial tools to enable cities to expand their urban forests in order to reap the benefits of stormwater infiltration, lower energy costs, improved

2011-07-27 10:30:00

HAYWARD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arborwell, California's leading professional tree management company, has announced the addition of Blaine Boccignone as a new Account Manager in its San Jose Region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/SF42136) Boccignone, an ISA Certified Arborist, began his career in arboriculture at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Natural Resource Management and a concentration in Urban Forestry.

2011-07-24 07:00:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., July 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight distinguished professionals make up the circle of winners for this year's International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Awards of Distinction. ISA President Tim Gamma will present the awards at the 87th ISA Conference and Trade Show, July 23--27th in Sydney, Australia, honoring: Mark Hartley -- Award of Merit (New South Wales, Australia)Lauren Lanphear -- Award of Achievement (South Euclid, Ohio)Dr.

2011-07-22 00:01:00

The Open Source Code, Named ‘OpenTreeMap’ Is Now Available on GitHub.com and Is Designed to Be Implemented for Any City in the World Philadephia, PA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 In April Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company launched PhillyTreeMap.org http://phillytreemap.org/ , a wiki-inspired geographic urban tree inventory application that enables the general public to collaborate with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Pennsylvania Horticultural...

2011-05-01 00:03:02

Free registration lets the public add and edit information to the current database of 175,000 trees Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company announces the launch of PhillyTreeMap (http://www.PhillyTreeMap.org), a wiki-inspired web application that enables the public to collaborate with the project partners -- City of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS), and the Delaware Valley...

2011-04-11 13:00:00

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire- USNewswire/ -- A record number of colleges and universities received Tree Campus USA recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation for taking exemplary care of their campus forest.

2011-03-08 11:07:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Register today to cycle in America's largest fundraiser for tree research, the STIHL Tour des Trees to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund, scheduled to roll through Virginia Oct. 2 to Oct.

2010-08-05 10:00:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 60 cyclists took part in the 2010 STIHL Tour des Trees, America's largest fundraiser for tree research, raising more than $365,000 so far during this year's tour to benefit the Tree Research and Education Endowment (TREE) Fund.

2010-04-14 10:00:00

MILWAUKEE, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- We Energies is a recipient of the Tree Line USA Utility award for the twelfth consecutive year.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.