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An ever-growing, international body of research points to many human health and wellness benefits that result from nearby nature experiences. But what about trees?
This program is now a self-paced program that collecting organizations from around the state can use to develop their own institution-wide emergency plan.
Oak decline is a slow-acting disease complex that involves the interaction of biotic and abiotic factors such as climate, site quality and advancing tree age.
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
Participants will learn about the potential impacts of climate change on 125 tree species of the eastern US.
The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.
Hurricane Harvey of 2017 is tied with 2005's Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, inflicting $125 billion in damage, primarily from catastrophic rainfall-triggered flooding in the Houston metropolitan area and Southeast Texas.
Storms happen and the urban forest responds accordingly to steps taken beforehand to create storm-response resilience. Recovery from storms also happens and the success is predictable based on how well a community prepares in advance to respond.
The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.
Companies are migrating to more agile workplaces in order to recruit new talent, create a more collaborative workplace and contain real estate costs.