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An Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) assessment, which provides a measure of a community’s tree canopy cover, is important for understanding the extent of a community’s forest or tree resource.
The American chestnut, whitebark pine, and several species of ash in the eastern United States are just a few of the North American tree species that have been functionally lost or are in jeopardy of being lost due to outbreaks of pathogens and insect p
NYC’s forested natural areas provide important benefits to the city including high-quality recreation, enhanced biodiversity, and improved air and water quality.
It is now almost three years since world leaders agreed to chart a course towards a better, more prosperous future for the planet and all its people.
Inclement weather, particularly severe thunderstorms and wintry precipitation, is a major cause of damage to urban forests.
Learn about how to evaluate sites that are ideal for urban tree health and growth and resources and tools on how to better assess these sites.
Check out this exciting webinar that covers which cities around the world are considered "green" and have a significant amount of green spaces and forest cover and what impact that is having on the economy, people, and environment.
New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.