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This suite of resources provides an overview of EPA recommended best water management practices for landscaping, facilities, and stormwater. Each provides a good overview of techniques along with EPA site examples:
The history of the Morris Arboretum can be told through its eldest trees. Every scar and abnormality present on these immense specimens inspire awe, enrich visitor experience, and provide a glimpse into the past of the gardens.
Trees planted in cities face many survival challenges, but when they thrive they make our cities healthier, less hot, and more beautiful.
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
Crop wild relatives—the plant species closely related to agricultural crops—are valuable
genetic resources used by plant breeders to increase pest and disease resistance, stress
Climate Action Planning is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community’s greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities
Grain legumes provide a rich resource of plant nutrition to human diets and are vital for food security and sustainable cropping.
You can thank insect pollinators for one third of every mouthful of food that you eat. Without small flies in streams for young fish to eat – your last grilled salmon would have been impossible.
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.
Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.