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Mulches provide many benefits for trees and shrubs.
Urban forests are recognized for the multiple benefits they provide to city‐dwellers.
However, climate change will affect tree species survival and persistence in urban
ManagementEmerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) was first discovered in southeastern Michigan in 2002.
While green stormwater infrastructure increases in popularity, we are still learning about the role of trees in these innovative practices.
Although the effects of climate on species richness are known, regional processes
may lead to different species richness–climate relationships across continents
North American forests and forest management institutions are experiencing a wide range of significant ecological disturbances and socioeconomic changes, which point to the need for enhanced resilience.
Urban trees serve a critical conservation function by supporting arthropod and vertebrate communities but are often subject to arthropod pest infestations.
Drought is a recurrent stress to forests, causing periodic forest mortality with enormous economic and environmental costs.
The evidence is mounting around the compounding benefits of the urban forest. We know trees in cities clean air and water, reduce energy demands, and improve the people's overall quality of life.